WATCH: Sony Pictures Classics Releases Official Trailer for ‘Call Me By Your Name’

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Sony Pictures Classics released the long awaited official trailer for “Call Me By Your Name.”

The film was directed by Luca Guadagnino. The Italian filmmaker has directed several short films and documentaries, but he was popular on the festival circuit with his 2015 film “A Bigger Splash.”

The synopsis IMDB from says: Summer of 1983, Northern Italy. An American-Italian is enamored by an American student who comes to study and live with his family. Together they share an unforgettable summer full of music, food, and romance that will forever change them.

The film, written by James Ivory, was adapted from the bestselling novel by André Aciman. Ivory was nominated for Academy Awards for writing “A Room With a View,” “Howard’s End,” and “The Remains of the Day.”

Timothée Chalamet stars as the 17-year-old boy at the center of the story. Chalamet previously appeared in “Interstellar” and “The Adderall Diaries.” Later this year, he will also appear in the films “Hostiles” and “Lady Bird.” He also recently signed on to a still untitled film from Woody Allen.

Armie Hammer plays the American student who changes the boy’s life. Hammer played the Winkelvoss twins in the Academy Award nominated “The Social Network.” He also starred in “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” and “Nocturnal Animals.”

Playing Chalamet’s parents are Michael Stuhlbarg and Amira Casar. Stulhbarg was a supporting star in the third season of “Fargo” and also appeared in last year’s Best Picture nominated “Arrival.” Casar has starred in a number of films and television series, including “Versailles.”

“Call Me by Your Name” will have its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and will be released in theaters on November 24.

Be sure to check out where this film ranks on the Official Oscar Predictions Page.

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Written by Karen M. Peterson

Karen Peterson is a writer from Southern California. When she is not at the ballpark cheering on her LA Angels, she can usually be found in a movie theater or in front of the television. Karen is obsessed with awards shows, and loves everything from the smallest indie film to the biggest of big budget spectacles. She is also unapologetically in love with Tom Cruise.


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