R | | Drama, Romance
In 1980s Italy, a romance blossoms between a seventeen year-old student and the older man hired as his father's research assistant.
Producer Peter Spears said the film is dedicated to Bill Paxton, stating, "My husband, Brian Swardstrom, was Bill's best friend and agent for almost his entire career. Brian and Bill came to visit us in the set while we were away filming in Crema, ... ...
I miss you.
Oliver: I miss you too, very much. I have some news.
Elio: News? Oh, you're getting married, I suppose.
Oliver: I might be getting married next spring, yeah.
Elio: You never said anything.
Oliver: Well, 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).
The sound of the fire crackling in the fireplace continues after the last image of Elio goes black and the final notes of Sufjan Stevens's "Visions of Gideon" fade out.
English, Italian, French, German, Hebrew
$412,932 (USA) (26 November 2017)
$18,095,701 (USA) (26 April 2018)
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