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FrontRow: Fatboy Slim; Fading Gigolo; Cannes Festival; Julian Opie 20 May 2014

May 20th, 2014

Episode 385 of 1333 episodes

John Wilson reviews Fading Gigolo, which follows two friends who become an unlikely gigolo and pimp in a bid to make money. Written and directed by John Turturro, the film stars Woody Allen as a Brooklyn bookseller who becomes his friend's "manager." Larushka Ivan-Zedeh reviews. DJ and producer Fatboy Slim discusses his new double album of Brazilian party music which coincides with the start of the World Cup. Plus the artist Julian Opie on a new exhibition at the Holburne Museum in Bath which brings together his work with art that he has collected, including 17th Century painting and ancient Egyptian sculpture. And Jason Solomons reports from the Cannes Film Festival.

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