Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Digitally Remastered Version of The Hours and Times Now Available

Digitally Remastered “The Hours and Times” Imagines John Lennon – Brian Epstein Relationship

Los Angeles, CA (April 2007) – Choices , Inc. proudly announces the long-anticipated re-release of The Hours and Times on DVD in a new high-definition digital transfer approved by director Christopher Münch. Hailed by the Village Voice as “the best American indie in many years,” The Hours and Times imagines what might have happened between John Lennon and Beatles manager Brian Epstein during a 1963 vacation in Barcelona, just months before Beatlemania swept the world. Candid, intelligent, and loaded with backstage conjecture, the movie captures the fleeting moments of their intense friendship before celebrity washed over intimacy.

Considered to be a landmark film in contemporary gay cinema, The Hours and Times launched director Christopher Münch into the forefront of independent directors leading him to direct such films as “The Sleepy Time Gal” and recently “Harry and Max.” The new and improved version of “The Hours and Times” t DVD will include a 22-minute featurette on the making of the film, and a commentary by writer/director Christopher Münch. Erik Gudris, Director of Marketing at Choices, commented, “We are very pleased with the new digital transfer and hope it brings new audiences to this classic film.” Choices , Inc.will release the The Hours and Times on DVD on April 3rd, 2007. SRP is $24.95, and orders may be placed at www.choicesvideo.net.

Read Anthony Kaufman's post on Indiewire about the release here.

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