Timothée Chalamet’s character Elio sits by the fireplace, his cheeks ripen and flush into shades of pink as tears slide down his face like dewdrops on leaves. The beautiful song “Visions of Gideon” by Sufjan Stevens plays as we sit with him. The camera fixates on wallowing in Elio’s heartbreak, this is the film’s climax, a culmination of all that the film leads up to.
I feel nothing.
Call Me by Your Name sits towards the top of a…