Film Review: Call Me by Your Name (2017)

Based on a novel by André Aciman with a screenplay by James Ivory, this story takes place in the summer of 1983 in a beautiful northern Italian village where Professor Perlman (Michael Stuhlberg), his Italian wife Annella (Amira Casar) and their 17 year-old son, Elio (Timothée Chalamet) spend the summers in their 17th century villa. This is not your average family by any stretch. These are highly educated academics, intellectually sophisticated and extremely cultured. They are also warmly inclusive and affectionate towards one another and fantastically liberal.