Call Me by Your Name(:Chiamami col tuo nome) is a 2017film directed by. Its screenplay, by, who also co-produced, is based on theof the same title by. The film is the final instalment in Guadagnino’s thematic “Desire” trilogy, after(2009), and(2015). Set in 1983 in northern Italy,Call Me by Your Namechronicles the romantic relationship between a 17-year-old,(), and Oliver (), a 24-year-old graduate-student assistant to Elio’s father Samuel (), an archaeology professor. The film also stars actresses,, and.
Development began in 2007 when producersandthe rights to Aciman’s novel. Ivory had been chosen to co-direct with Guadagnino, but stepped down in 2016. Guadagnino had joined the project as a, and eventually became sole director and co-producer.Call Me by Your Namewas financed by several international companies, and itstook place mainly in the city andof, between May and June 2016. Cinematographerused, as opposed to employing. The filmmakers spent weeks decorating, one of the main shooting locations. Guadagnino curated, which features two original songs by American singer-songwriter.