this is my favorite movie of 2018. Those of us who have crackheadian operatics running through our veins at all times will form the bedrock of this movie's cult .... join us
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Has more to say on the subjects of shame and power imbalance within a relationship than I was led to believe. I struggle to read this as an uplifting romance with that ending shot.
So many things are right for Elio: his parents are supportive, he resides in a lush Italian paradise with little to worry about except writing a variation on Bach, yet he is still wrecked by his affair with Oliver in a way that speaks to their…