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By January 3, 2017August 20th, 2018archive, Season 18 films

Voted 2017 film of the year by The Guardian’s critics.  

It’s the summer of 1983 in the north of Italy. Elio Perlman (Timothée Chalamet) is a precocious 17-year-old American who spends his days in his family’s 17th century villa lazily transcribing music and flirting with his friend Marzia (Esther Garrel).  Oliver (Armie Hammer), a handsome graduate student working on his doctorate arrives as the annual summer intern tasked with helping Elio’s father (Michael Stuhlbarg), an eminent professor specializing in Greco-Roman culture.

Elio and Oliver discover a summer that will alter their lives forever.

Directed by Luca Guadagnino, written by James Ivory, and based on the novel by André Aciman.

Luca Guadagnino’s tale of budding gay romance in 1980s Italy is one of the most mesmerizing films of the year.The Atlantic

This gorgeous gay love story seduces and overwhelms.  ★★★★The Guardian

Elle Decor Magazine feature on the Italian villa in the film.

looking like the film of 2017RTE

ravishing film-making and piercing wisdom  – Los Angeles Times

some of the richest chemistry I’ve ever witnessed in a movie…sublime – Huffington Post

a knockout! casts a beautifully erotic, sensual spell – Entertainment Weekly

Read a New York Times article about Crema, Italy where the film was made.

Click here for official website.

Italy, USA, Brazil, France, 2018 | Languages English, Italian, French | 130 minutes | Cert: 15A

Director:  Luca Guadagnino

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