They keep raising their guns in the air in this movie and I was waiting for Point Break-style shooting and screaming and it didn’t happen just more monologuing
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…