Every where I turned this weekend, I came across another luscious and inviting clue about the film, Call Me By Your Name, the third of director Luca Guadagnino's desire trilogy. And, really, that is all I needed to know. I am a sucker for an indy flick with fabulous anything. And, I am already so crazy for Guadagnino's first two films, This is Love and A Bigger Splash. The lush yet tailored awesomeness of Tilda Swinton's clothes by Raf Simons for Jil Sandner in This Is Love just about killed me, not to mention the fabulous Villa Necchi in which it was set. And, that's before we ever even get to the Oscar-nominated performances. So, sold!
This newest film promises, by all accounts, to be his best yet. Set in the hills of Lombardy in the Villa Albergoni, the coming-of-age love affair between Elio, played by new-comer Timothée Chalamet, who moves to Lombardy for the summer with his family, and Oliver, played by hunky Armie Hammer, a summer intern for Elio's professor father.
Set in the '80s, according to New York Times reviewer Cara Buckley, the film "is languid and intoxicating, a visual feast of dappled light, polo shirts and era-appropriate songs, from the Psychedelic Furs and the soundtrack to 'Flashdance.'" Check the full review out here.
Elle Decor covered the jaw-dropping interiors in this month's December issue. Check out the full story here. That time-worn pink velvet sofa under the Dedar brocade made my heart skip a beat. Talk about #inspo.
Finally, super cute and self-effacing Timothée Chalamet was on Fallon on Friday night. His dashing good looks and sweet personality make you want to support his first big film regardless. Check it out here. But don't be fooled, there is already major Oscar buzz surrounding his performance. Check the trailer out here.
Can't wait to catch this one. Sadly, it doesn't appear to be playing anywhere in a 50 mile radius of Birmingham. Sad, sad day.