The Art of Love (1965)



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In this comedy, a struggling American painter and an aspiring author share a Parisian apartment. When the artist decides to return to his wealthy lover, the author realizes that he will be unable to afford the flat should the roommate leave, and he does all he can to keep him there.


Critic Reviews for The Art of Love

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (4)

The script's few good ideas are soon flogged to death, although it all becomes interestingly tasteless towards the end.

May 6, 2013 | Full Review…
Time Out
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Nobody demands probability from a farce, but this one keeps its hapless actors so busy explaining what is going on that they have no time to stay for laughs.

May 6, 2013 | Rating: 1.5/5 | Full Review…

On the back lot at Universal City, Love creates a cardboard Paris and fills it with evidence that 1965 is a dull year abroad.

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TIME Magazine
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Writer Carl Reiner and director Norman Jewison go aground by allowing too many bits to fill their pot.

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Top Critic

Complications arise when Van Dyke returns and discovers Garner's scam. He is not impressed. Neither will you be.

May 6, 2013 | Full Review…

Good cast handles the material well but the film is so bloated with lunacy that it is hard to keep up with.

May 6, 2013 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

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