CLASS BY ANY NAME
THIS year will go down in Australian cinema history as the year that was book-ended with amazing queer-themed films.
We kicked off this year on a high note with Best Picture Oscar winner Moonlight, regarded by many, as the year comes to a close, as one of the year’s very best.
It has some fierce competition with Call Me By Your Name.
Set in 1983, Call Me By Your Name is told from the point of view of 17-year-old Elio (Timothée Chalamet), who lives in northern Italy with his mum (Amira Casar) and archaeology professor dad (Michael Stuhlbarg).
His dad usually has a research assistant live with them while they work, but this particular time it is handsome and charming American Oliver (Armie Hammer).
Elio finds himself fascinated by, Luca (MA)
Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg
Julian Wright In cinemas December 26 then eventually attracted to the aloof guest, despite things heating up with his girlfriend Marzia (Esther Garrel).
Oliver at first shows Elio zero attention and interest, but eventually that changes and the two begin a secret romantic relationship.
There is something deeply special about this film; it is handled with delicacy, respect and passion.
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Deeply special: Call Me By Your Name.