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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: Drama, Romance

Production Co: Frenesy Film, La Cinéfacture, RT Features

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

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

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  • 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

  • This is the kind of movie you live in as much as watch. Some of its images—Hammer’s Oliver dancing with unselfconscious abandon, Chalamet’s face in extended close-up in the stunning final shot—stay with you afterward like memories of your own half-remembered romance. 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

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Nominated Best Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2017)
Nominated Director
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2017)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2017)
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2017)