R | | Drama, Romance
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.
Despite various sexual scenes in the film, Armie Hammer stated in an interview that the most uncomfortable he ever felt during filming was when he was filming the dance scenes.
You too had a nice friendship.
Mr. Perlman: You're too smart not to know how rare, how special, what you two had was.
Elio: Oliver was Oliver.
Mr. Perlman: Parce-que c'etait lui, parce-que c'etait moi.
Elio: Oliver may be very intelligent but...
Mr. Perlman: Ah... he was more than ...
Elio: I think...
This film gets the cars right except for the Alfa 90 released in 1984 whilst it's still 1983 in the film.
Although the movie has a full opening credits sequence, the title of the film is not shown on screen until the end credits begin.
English, Italian, French, German, Hebrew
$412,932 (USA) (26 November 2017)
$15,240,910 (USA) (22 February 2018)
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