Cast & Crew
Gianni and Maretta are lovers who believe that marriage is the natural culmination of their affair. No sooner are they married, however, than conflicts arise; their tastes prove to be far different than they had realized, and their friends continually discuss the couple's problems. For Gianni the excitement of courtship is gone, and Maretta begins to sense that she is no longer the center of her husband's attention. When Maretta is unable to become pregnant, they quarrel and Gianni moves out, taking up with an old bachelor buddy. He finds that he misses Maretta's companionship, but things are no different when he returns to her. Eventually, they decide to separate, conceding that their arrangement before marriage was best.
Giannetto De Rossi
Alessandro Von Norman
Opened in Rome in March 1963 as Le ore dell'amore; running time: 100 or 105 min.