It’s the film that won over MIFF audiences… well, pretty much every audience it has played in front of during festival season. Soon we will get a chance to see it on the big screen when it releases later in the year. Mark this on your Oscars cards, too, kiddies… Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name.
Synopsis: It is the summer of 1983, and teenager Elio (Timothée Chalamet) is on holiday at his parents’ Italian villa. His days are spent reading, swimming and flirting with girls. When his professor father’s new American assistant Oliver (Armie Hammer) first arrives, Elio is indifferent. As the days pass, the two spend more time together sparking a growing attraction that will change their lives forever.
Based on André Aciman’s novel, with a screenplay by James Ivory, Call Me By Your Name is a sensitive and evocative romance from acclaimed filmmaker Luca Guadagnino (I Am Love, A Bigger Splash). Soundtrack includes new music from Sufjan Stevens. Call Me By Your Name was the recipient of the Audience Award for Best Film at the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festivaland the runner up at the Sydney Film Festival.
CALL ME BY YOUR NAME releases on 26 DECEMBER, 2017 in AUSTRALIA through SONY PICTURES RELEASING