Luca Guadagnino's Call Me by Your Name
got 4 BAFTA nominations: Best Film, Best Director, Best Leading Actor (Timothée Chalamet), and Best Adapted Screenplay (JamesIvory). Timothée Chalamet was also nominated as Best Rising Star, the only category to be voted by the audience. The awards will be presented on February 18th at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Released in the US on November 24th, the film scored a record-breaking screen average and is a frontrunner in the current award season. Nominated for three Golden Globes and six Independent Spirit Awards, the film won Best Film at the Gotham Awards as well as Breakthrough Actor for Timothée Chalamet. Chalamet also won prizes from the New York Film Critics Circle and the National Board of Review. The Los Angeles Film Critics Association, too, celebrated the film with three awards (Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor for Chalamet). The film also got 8 nominations at the Critics' Choice Awards, which will be bestowed in Santa Monica on January 11.
Call Me by Your Name
is adapted from André Aciman's novel, and will be released in Italy on January 25 by Warner Bros Entertainment Italia.