'Harold and Maude' Blu-ray Delayed

Posted Mon Mar 19, 2012 at 06:45 AM PDT by

The classic May to December rom-com from Director Hal Ashby, originally slated for Blu-ray release in April, won't be coming out until June.

As previously reported, the Criterion Collection says 'Harold and Maude' was going to arrive on April 17, but now the new date is June 12.

With the idiosyncratic American fable 'Harold and Maude,' countercultural director Hal Ashby fashioned what would become the cult classic of its era.

The Blu-ray will feature a 1080p transfer, uncompressed mono soundtrack (plus a remastered stereo track), and supplements include: Audio commentary by Hal Ashby biographer Nick Dawson and producer Charles B. Mulvehill; Illustrated audio excerpts of seminars by Ashby and writer-producer Colin Higgins; New interview with songwriter Yusuf Islam (formerly Cat Stevens); and a booklet featuring an essay by critic Michael Wood; a 1971 New York Times profile of star Ruth Gordon; and excerpted transcripts of two interviews, one from 1997 with star Bud Cort and director of photography John Alonzo and one from 2001 with executive producer Mildred Lewis.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $39.95.

You can find the latest specs for 'Harold and Maude' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's now indexed under April 17.

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Harold and Maude (Blu-ray)
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