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A New Leaf is a 1971 black comedy film directed and written by Elaine May, starring May, Walter Matthau, Jack Weston, George Rose, James Coco, and Doris Roberts. The film is based on the short story The Green Heart by Jack Ritchie.


Plot

A spoiled and self-absorbed man who has squandered his inheritance, Henry Graham (Walter Matthau) is desperate to find a way to maintain his lavish lifestyle. Henry sees an opportunity when he meets Henrietta Lowell (Elaine May), an awkward and bookish heiress. Though Henry courts Henrietta, he has no intention of remaining with her, and he develops a surprisingly sinister scheme. As Henry attempts to execute his plan, he finds that seeing it through may not be as easy as he had thought.


Cast

  • Walter Matthau as Henry Graham
  • Elaine May as Henrietta Lowell
  • Jack Weston as Andy McPherson
  • George Rose as Harold
  • James Coco as Uncle Harry
  • Doris Roberts as Mrs. Traggert
  • Renée Taylor as Sally Hart
  • David Doyle as Mel
  • William Redfield as Beckett
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