K. Sully’s review published on Letterboxd:
I’m mildly deaf and never used the subtitle option when I saw it twice in theaters. I remember missing out on some dialogue and used the novel as my guide to the films story. Like many I left in tears. Romantic, beautifully filmed and a talented cast. Timothée Chalamet, you should of won Best Actor at the Oscars *cough*
Being deaf, I was still able to capture the films glow. When Elio tucks his hand under his chin as he says goodbye to Oliver or just the glances of desire/fear in Elio’s mannerisms. I didn’t need sound to feel or relate to that. My silent interpretation of the film was an ethereal journey.
I later read the script to fill in the spaces and have since watched the film with subtitles. It’s my favorite film last year and will forever hold a place in my heart. Bravo to this cast