Call Me by Your Name (novel) - WikipediaWhile the film adheres closely to the book in some ways, screenwriter James Ivory streamlined and simplified the story. And thus, movie fans who pick up the book might find a few elements of the modernist, stream-of-consciousness novel surprising or confusing. Obviously, let this be a spoiler alert for both. The movie ends with a heartbreaking phone call and Elio embracing his pain. In the book, Oliver comes in person to break the news of his engagement. Elio tries to rekindle their affair, and Oliver gently rejects him. Those expecting a romantic reunion will be disappointed, as is Elio, who finds in Oliver a content and devoted family man.
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Call Me By Your Name
The novel chronicles their summer romance and the 20 years that follow. A sequel to the novel, Find Me , will be released in October The narrator, Elio Perlman, recalls the events of the summer of about , when he was seventeen and living with his parents in Italy. Each summer, his parents would take in a doctoral student as a house guest for six weeks, who would revise a book manuscript while assisting his father with academic paperwork. Elio resents the tradition, as it requires him to vacate his bedroom so the guest can use it for the duration of their stay. Elio selected Oliver as a guest in the hopes of "instant affinities" between them and acts as his tour guide, though Elio's attempts to impress Oliver are met with indifference. When Oliver grabs Elio's arm after a volleyball match, Elio retracts in fear.