When Harold (Bud Cort) announces his intention to marry Maude(Ruth Gordon), I believed their relationship had been going on for a while. A couple of scenes later, as they are celebrating Maude’s 80th birthday, I laughed. It’s only been a few days since they met!
In the end, I know Harold loves life. He loves music. Maude has given him a second-or 16th- chance at hope.
I just didn’t buy it