Film Details



HAROLD AND MAUDE
Release Date: Dec 1971
Duration (in mins): 90-92
Cast:
Ruth Gordon (Maude)
Bud Cort (Harold [Chasen])
Vivian Pickles (Mrs. Chasen)
Cyril Cusack (Glaucus)
Charles Tyner (Uncle Victor [Ball])
Director:
Hal Ashby (Dir)
Michael Dmytryk
Writer:
Colin Higgins (Wrt)
Producer:
Mildred Lewis (Exec prod)
Colin Higgins (Prod)
Distribution
Company:
Paramount Pictures Corp.
Production
Company:
Paramount Pictures Corp.
Summary:
After another in a series of mock suicides staged by 20-year-old Harold Chasen fails to gain the attention he craves from his wealthy, socialite mother, the sullen young man stages a bloody scene in her bathroom, finally driving her to send him to a psychiatrist. During a therapy session, Harold explains that he finds "fun" in attending funerals. Soon after, Harold buys a hearse and goes to a funeral for a stranger, where he spots another casual observer, the 79-year-old Maude. At home that nigh...