A New Leaf (1971) [Masters of Cinema] Dual Format (Blu-ray & DVD) (DVD) & BLU-



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Do you take this woman?'' ''Yes for everything she's got'' One of America's greatest comic legends Elaine May made her debut as writer and director in the wonderful A New Leaf. Unanimously acclaimed from the start but unavailable for many years it now stands as a classic alongside Harold and Maude Bananas and M*A*S*H* as a key film in the new direction of American screen comedy in the 1970s. The great Walter Matthau stars as Henry a once-rich playboy who has obliviously spent his entire inheritance. Desperate to marry into further financial support he meets Henrietta (Elaine May) a shy awkward though independently wealthy botany professor. What follows is a giddy tale of dubious legal advice ruthless skulduggery and ferns. A most unorthodox romantic comedy stuffed with deadpan hilarity and brilliant comic invention The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present its UK home video premiá¨re in a new Dual-Format edition. SPECIAL FEATURES including: New high-definition digital transfer with exclusive image restoration Uncompressed monaural soundtrack on the Blu-ray The Bluebeard of Happiness a new video essay by critic David Cairns 32-PAGE BOOKLET featuring new and vintage writing on the film and archival images Review ''A film of such wit and comic invention that it belongs among the great American comedies'' --Village Voice''the entire project is touched by a fine and knowing madness'' --Vincent Canby The New York Times''Hilarious and cockeyed and warm.'' --Roger Ebert

Running Time: 102 minutes
Region: Region B/2 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)

Release Date: 7 Dec. 2015

Product Details

FormatDVD & BLU-
Release Date07/12/2015
Number of Discs2
ActorsWalter Matthau|Elaine May
DirectorsElaine May
Run Time102 minutes