It’s the summer of 1983 in northern Italy, and Elio Perlman (Timothée Chalamet), a 17-year-old American-Italian boy, spends his days in his family’s seventeenth century villa lazily transcribing music and flirting with his friend Marzia. One day Oliver (Armie Hammer), a charming, 24-year-old American scholar working on his doctorate, arrives as the annual summer intern […]
Maggie, an alluring free spirit who won’t let anyone – or anything – tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie, whose relentless and nearly infallible charm serve him well with the ladies and in the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales. Maggie and Jamie’s evolving relationship takes them both by surprise, as they find themselves under the influence of the ultimate drug: love.
Delivering one of the most intense experiences at last year’s Venice festival, renowned filmmaker Luca Guadagnino and experienced editor Walter Fasano together launched into this atypical documentary portrait of Italy’s most celebrated living film director. After two years of sifting through archive footage, which in the end amounted to over three hundred hours’ worth, they pieced together a highly complex profile comprised exclusively of shots of Bertolucci speaking at various points during his colourful career. [Synopsis courtesy of Karlovy Vary International Film Festival]