Notorious black comedy HAROLD AND MAUDE caused an uproar of controversy during its initial 1971 release and has since become a cult classic.
When Harold, a young man obsessed with death, meets elderly yet vivacious Maude (Ruth Gordon), he is entranced by her quirky, carefree outlook on life. The two become unlikely friends and share the pleasures of art and music (including how to play banjo) and staged deaths. Before long, their friendship turns into a romance.
Filming locations in the San Francisco Bay Area include Holy Cross Cemetery and Golden Gate National Cemetery, and the ruins of the Sutro Baths.