About the film
The Art of Love
Release Date: June 30, 1965
|Slogan||:||«Struggling artist fakes his own death so his works will increase in value.»|
|Production Companies||:||Cherokee Productions, Ross Hunter Productions, Universal Pictures|
|Writers||:||Carl Reiner, William Sackheim, Richard Alan Simmons|
Painter Paul Sloan feels he's a failure, since nobody will buy his paintings. His art dealer informs him, that the works of an artist become much more wanted and valuable if the artist is dead. Therefore, Paul, together with his friend Casey Barnett, plans to fake his own suicide. However, it starts looking like Casey has murdered Paul and when Casey starts making a move for Paul's fiancée, he decides to get revenge. However, Paul falls in love with Nikki, who has also tried to commit suicide.