In Northern Italy in 1983, seventeen year-old Elio begins a relationship with visiting Oliver, his father's research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality, their Jewish heritage, and the beguiling Italian landscape.
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CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, the new film by Luca Guadagnino, is a sensual and transcendent tale of first love, based on the acclaimed novel by André Aciman. It's the summer of 1983 in the north of Italy, and Elio Perlman (Timothée Chalamet), a precocious 17-year-old young man, spends his days in his family's 17th century villa transcribing and playing classical music, reading, and flirting with his friend Marzia (Esther Garrel). Elio enjoys a close relationship with his father (Michael Stuhlbarg), an eminent professor specializing in Greco-Roman culture, and his mother Annella (Amira Casar), a translator, who favor him with the fruits of high culture in a setting that overflows with natural delights. While Elio's sophistication and intellectual gifts suggest he is already a fully-fledged adult, there is much that yet remains innocent and unformed about him, particularly about matters of the heart. One day, Oliver (Armie Hammer), a 24-year-old American college graduate student working on his... Written by
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During an interview at the BFI London Film Festival in October 2017, Luca Guadagnino said that he has already planned to film at least one sequel to Call Me by Your Name. "I want to do a sequel because Timothée Chalamet, Armie Hammer, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar, Esther Garrel - they are all gems. The texture we built together is very consistent. We created a place in which you believe in the world before them. They are young but they are growing up. If I paired the age of Elio in the film with the age of Timothée, in three years' time Timothée will be 25 as would Elio by the time the second story was set." That would mean that the sequel would be released in 2020. Although in the source novel, Elio and Oliver do meet again fifteen years after their first encounter, Guadagnino said that the plot of his sequel would not necessarily follow the coda in the novel. See more »
During the dance party, when the DJ changes the song to "Love My Way," the girls in the foreground react in excitement before it's possible to even register what the new song is. See more »
Some very strange scores going on with IMDb at the moment. Four of us went to see this yesterday, two were gay and the other two very liberal lefties, so our distaste was not for reasons I can imagine other people would hate this film.
Three of us found this incredibly slow, far too long and were aching for it to finish.
They even managed to totally misjudge when to end the film. The one truly moving moment was a conversation with father and son that was powerful and brilliant, but they had to carry the film on even longer with yet more slow and inconsequential scenes. Very dull indeed.
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