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Call Me by Your Name (2017)

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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 Sony Pictures Classics

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content, nudity and some language | See all certifications »

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24 November 2017 (USA)  »

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Llámame por tu nombre  »

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Budget:

€4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$412,932, 26 November 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$7,697,375, 18 January 2018
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Timothée Chalamet, in an interview with The Canadian Press news agency, said that Luca Guadagnino was tempted during production to buy the Italian villa where the film was shot - which isn't too far from his apartment in a nearby town. Chalamet said a group of others on the production talked him out of the purchase. See more »

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In the final shot of Elio at the fireplace, a housefly can be seen crawling on his shirt. Flies don't live long enough for it to be in the house that time of year, when snow has fallen (and during Hanukkah). See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Oliver: Later!
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

Followed by Call Me by Your Name Sequel See more »

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J'adore Venise
Written by Ivano Fossati
Performed by Loredana Bertè
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Stunning
6 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

It is not often that films adapted from books capture the true essence, emotion and spirit of the book but for me Call Me By Your Name does just that. Superbly acted by a talented cast the film was a visual an emotional delight. Sensitively directed and beautifully shot with a great sound track what was not to like. For me it was a coming of age love story for Elio and something very special for Oliver. Simply calling it a gay movie does it a disservice. It is much, much more than that. While the whole cast were strong the two leads, Armie, and Timothee just had that magic on screen. And Timothee Chalamet's performance was stunning absolutely stunning. His closing scene will become a cinema classic. Don't be put off by the gay tag this is a beautiful love story, sensitively told that surly anybody can empathise with. Don't miss it.


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