A New Leaf ()

directed by Elaine May
featuring Walter Matthau, Elaine May, Jack Weston, George Rose, William Redfield

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Elaine May wrote and directed (credits May attempted to have removed after the studio made extensive cuts in the film) this dark and funny comedy about marriage, murder, and money. May also stars as Henrietta, a shy and clumsy wallflower, who is also heir to a large pile of money. Indigent playboy Graham (Walter Matthau), who has squandered his inherited trust fund and needs to get a new source of money, begins to ply his affections upon Henrietta. When his butler (George Rose) recommends that Graham should marry Henrietta ...

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Jul 25, 2013

a new leaf

Well written, directed & starred in (all 3, by Ms. May) & co-starred in (Mr. Matthau), edited into a cohesive & funny film. Everyone has a favorite scene -- mine's the wedding night...

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