Le ore dell’amore (The Hours of Love) makes its debut on DVD this month. Made in 1963, the film features Ugo Tognazzi and Emmanuelle Riva as a couple who, disgruntled with married life begin courting each other again. Barbara Steele has a brief, but memorable role in the film.
Filmed in black and white, Le ore dell’amore features soundtrack music by noted Brazilian guitarist and composer Luiz Bonfa.

Le ore dell'amore DVD - Videa CDE

Le ore dell'amore DVD - Videa CDE

The disc, which appears to be Italian language only and lacking subtitles, will hopefully improve on the OOP official VHS video release and poor quality footage available on YouTube.
The DVD will be released by Italian publishers Videa CDE on 23rd of February 2011 in Region 2/Europe, PAL format.

Le ore dell’amore can be pre-ordered on eBay from Italian DVD stores, and directly from DVD Store IT.