A film about how the conventions of patriarchy always come back to haunt us no matter how forward we think society is moving. Great first half, but some problematic choices made by the end hurt the whole. Still, you can get your eyes off the screen, either due to the inspired cinematography or because of the always dazzling Mackenzie and Taylor-Joy.
There are films that, even before you watch them, you know you’re going to fall in love with them. Then, there are also films that when you watch them, you know they’re going to stay with you forever. “Call Me By Your Name”, the latest masterpiece by Luca Guadagnino, falls into these two categories.
The screenplay, based on André Aciman’s novel, was written by the great James Ivory (also responsible for that other brilliant work of queer cinema, “Maurice”).…