|Harold and Maude 1971 PG, 91 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Hal Ashby
Cast: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, Ellen Geer, Cyril Cusack, Charles Tyner, Eric Christmas, G. Wood, William Lucking, Judy Engles, Shari Summers, Tom Skerritt, Susan Madigan, Ray K. Goman, Hal Ashby
This cult classic is a dark comedy in which 19-year-old Harold (Bud Cort), who is obsessed with death, demonstrates creative ways to fake his own death to scare his dominating mother (Vivian Pickles). His mother wants him to start dating, but Harold is busy attending funerals and has no time for women in his life. While attending a funeral, Harold meets and then falls in love with swinging, life-loving 79-year-old Maude (Ruth Gordon)–much to the disgust of his mother. But, as Harold passes into manhood, Maude teaches him lessons about how best to spend his time on Earth. Good soundtrack by Cat Stevens.
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