The Beautiful and Impossible Allure of ‘Call Me By Your Name’

Sony Pictures Classics

Since its premiere at Sundance in January, Call Me By Your Name — the tender romance story based on André Aciman’s 2007 novel of the same name — has built buzz among critics and gay men for its portrayal of a fleeting, intense summer love. The awkward, honest chemistry between Timothée Chalamet’s bookish, brooding Elio and Armie Hammer’s sun-kissed, carefree Oliver simmers and stews…