The Statue (1971)
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Genres: Comedy

Taglines: The face was his... the body was his... but suddenly--hello "Charlie."

Director: Rod Amateau

Writers: Alec Coppel

Stars: David Niven, Virna Lisi, Robert Vaughn, Ann Bell, ...

Bolt, a British linguist, develops a universal language, so he's a sudden sensation and receives a Nobel prize. An ambitious diplomat, capitalizing on Bolt's celebrity, arranges for the U.S. to commission a statue for a London square to honor Bolt's achievement. Bolt's Italian wife, a renowned artist, sculpts an 18-foot nude of Bolt. In a pique, because he's neglected her for years to do his work, she gives the statue a spectacular phallus, telling Bolt that he wasn't its model. Thinking he's a cuckold, Bolt goes on a jealous search for a man matching the statue. The diplomat, too, wants changes in the statue to protect his conservative image. Can art and love reconcile?

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