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4,528 Ratings

Call Me by Your Name

Directed by Luca Guadagnino
Italy, France, 2017
Drama, Romance, LGBTQ+

Synopsis

A slowly ripening, tentative romance blooms between Elio, an American teen on the verge of discovering himself, and Oliver, the handsome older grad student whom his professor father has invited to their Italian vacation home over the course of a summer. Adapted from the novel by André Aciman.

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Call Me by Your Name Directed by Luca Guadagnino

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2018 | 3 nominations including: Best Picture

2018 | Winner: Best Adapted Screenplay

Independent Spirit Awards

2018 | 5 nominations including: Best Supporting Male

2018 | 2 wins including: Best Male Lead

Guadagnino finally reels in his penchant for the immoderately sensational to arrive at the truly sensual.
December 31, 2017
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He also charms everyone almost instantly–except for the awkward adolescent Elio, who at first views this swaggering interloper with a mingling of contempt and envy. What unfolds between them is, in Guadagnino’s hands, a kind of languorous hypnotism, a meeting of spiritual ardor and tender physicality.
November 30, 2017
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There are moments when Mr. Guadagnino’s visual choices seem unintentionally in competition with the quieter, intricate emotions that his actors put across so movingly. He can be discreet to the point of coyness (bodies sweat but don’t necessarily grunt), but it is finally the insistent delicacy and depth of emotion that makes these characters so heart-skippingly tender.
November 22, 2017
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