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Year
2017
Runtime
132 min.
Director
Luca Guadagnino
Genres
Drama, Romance
Rating *
7.9
Votes *
132,963
Checks
5,768
Favs
743
Dislikes
68
Favs/checks
12.9% (1:8)
Favs/dislikes
11:1
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  1. God's avatar

    God

    you will never look at a peach the same way again 1 year 7 months ago
  2. Siskoid's avatar

    Siskoid

    Call Me By Your Name is a gorgeous-looking film, making the most of its Italian location cinematographically, and in line with the sensuality inherent in its subject matter. Set in 1983, the sexual relationship that develops between a 17-year-old (Timothée Chalamet) and a visiting grad student (Armie Hammer) is somewhat taboo, but the complex emotions wrought by the situation are sensitively and intelligently played and shot against the notion of Greco-Roman Antiquity (where such relationships were common). Symbolism in the film is subtle but appreciable, mostly concerned with the notion of forbidden fruit. The film does transcend its LGBTQ+ content, however, and I easily found myself connecting with many of the characters. Who hasn't experienced the complicated shades of love, whether unrequited, timidly hidden, or in the pressure cooker of a "stolen season"? Michael Stuhlbarg as Timothée's father nearly steals the show near the end, giving a surprisingly heartbreaking performance after mostly providing (excellent and natural) comic relief through most of the piece, but director Luca Guadagnino gives his young lead the final word, freezing you in your seat through the start of the closing credits. 1 year 6 months ago
  3. yorithijssen's avatar

    yorithijssen

    Because of the slow pace of events, compared to Hollywood standards, the film might bore you. However, there is great character development in this film, which makes it worth sitting through it. Just wait for the winter. 1 year 7 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #15 in TimeOut's 100 Best Romantic Movies
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  2. This movie ranks #33 in Best Of Rotten Tomatoes
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  3. This movie ranks #44 in IMDb's Independent Top 50
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  5. This movie ranks #178 in The 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films
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  6. This movie ranks #541 in Academy Award Best Picture Nominees
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  7. This movie ranks #1003 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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