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.
In September 2015, James Ivory told The New York Times Style Magazine that he was planning to direct an adaptation of André Aciman's novel Call Me By Your Name, and that Shia LaBeouf and Greta Scacchi would be in the cast. In May 2016, it was announced that Luca Guadagnino would direct instead with a screenplay... ...
I miss you.
Oliver: I miss you too, very much. I have some news.
Elio: Good news? Are you getting married? I supposed.
Oliver: I might be getting married next spring.
Elio: You never said anything.
Oliver: It's been off and on for two years.
Elio: That's wonderful news.
Oliver: Do you mind?
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).
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)
$14,368,660 (USA) (15 February 2018)
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