Call Me By Your Name
First screened in October 2017
Director: Luca Guadagnino. Cast: Timothée Chalamet, Armie Hammer, Esther Garrel, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar, Vanda Capriolo, Victoire Du Bois, Andre Aciman, Peter Spears. Screenplay: James Ivory (based on the novel by Andre Aciman).

Twitter Capsule: Starts out gawky and rushed but hits its stride in the second half, and it's a very difficult stride to hit.

VOR:   Becomes an astute and non-moralizing portrait of epiphanic infatuation between generationally separated partners—hard to pull off.

Photo © 2017 Sony Pictures Classics/Frenesy Film Company/La Cinéfacture

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Picture
Best Actor: Timothée Chalamet
Best Adapted Screenplay: James Ivory
Best Original Song: "Mystery of Love"

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Picture (Drama)
Best Actor (Drama): Timothée Chalamet
Best Supporting Actor: Armie Hammer

Other Awards:
Writers Guild of America Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay
Independent Spirit Awards: Best Male Lead (Chalamet); Best Cinematography (Sayombhu Mukdeeprom)
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Chalamet)
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Picture; Best Director (tie); Best Actor (Chalamet)
Chicago Film Critics Association: Best Actor (Chalamet); Most Promising Performer (Chalamet); Best Adapted Screenplay
National Board of Review: Breakthrough Performance (Chalamet)
European Film Awards: Audience Award
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best Adapted Screenplay

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