Call Me by Your Name is poised to be one of this year’s biggest film breakouts – the adaptation of André Aciman’s novel has been talked about since it debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in January, and now that it’s hit the Toronto Film Festival, the Oscar buzz is getting even louder.
That is mainly due to the transformative performances of Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet, who play two young men who fall in love in the early ’80s in Italy. Hammer is Oliver, a grad student spending his Summer assisting a professor (played by Michael Stuhlbarg), and Chalamet is Elio, the professor’s son. They form a friendship, and then, as they grow closer, they try to resist a romantic relationship, which of course breeds an irresistible affair. Because it’s the 1980s, there’s a small age difference between the two men, and Oliver works for Elio’s father, they keep their relationship a secret.
Armie Hammer Doesn’t Sugarcoat How He Felt Playing a Gay Character in Call Me by Your Name
Once they part, young Elio is crushed – this is his first love, and knowing the secretive nature of what he had with Oliver, he …read more
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