• Call Me by Your Name (2017)

Call Me by Your Name

Release Date: November 24th, 2017

DVD Release Date: March 13th, 2018

R |2 hr 12 min

Plot Summary

It's the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy. He soon meets Oliver, a handsome doctoral student who's working as an intern for Elio's father. Amid the sun-drenched splendor of their surroundings, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.

Cast: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar, Esther Garrel, Victoire Du Bois, Vanda Capriolo, Antonio Rimoldi

Director: Luca Guadagnino

Genres: Drama , Romance

Production Co: Frenesy Film, La Cinéfacture, RT Features

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

Keywords: Forbidden love, Growing up, Friend, Engaging, Emotional, 1980s, Father, Intense

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Boyd van HoeijThe Hollywood Reporter

    The chemistry between the men is palpable, but what's more important, they convey their characters' complex emotions, expectations and thoughts without necessarily opening their mouths. show more

  • 90
    E. Oliver WhitneyScreenCrush

    Guadagnino does a remarkable job of capturing the tension and anxiety that comes with not only first love, but first-time queer romances. show more

  • 100
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    It’s a tale of totality, not during an eclipse but during a brief conjunction that changes at least one life surprisingly, and one of the greatest pleasures of the movie year. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com


Nominated Best Foreign Film
Amandaprisen (2018)
Nominated Director
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Nominated Music (Original Song)
Winner Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Nominated Best Picture
Winner Writing (Adapted Screenplay)