A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.
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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The only Best Picture Oscar nominee that year to be also nominated for Best Song. See more »
Elio wears a watch that appears to be the ubiquitous Casio F91-W, however this watch was not introduced until October, 1989. See more »
Is there a bank in town? I'd like to start an account while I'm here.
[accidentally breaks his soft boiled egg]
Let me do it.
[Mafalda cracks open another egg for Oliver]
It happens to the best of us.
None of our residents has ever had a local bank account.
Should I take him to Montodine?
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Although the movie has a full opening credits sequence, the title of the film is not shown on screen until the end credits begin. See more »
The film is just so beautiful to watch. No evil characters, no tragedy, just a simple love story. It tells us about what is love un all its ways: love of our family, of our country, of our religion, of our Friends, and of our soulmates!
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