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Release Date: November 24th, 2017

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: Romance, Drama

Production Co: Frenesy Film, La Cinéfacture, RT Features

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics, Sony Pictures Classics

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

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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