Call Me by Your Name

Movie review by Michael Ordona, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Strong sexual content, adult themes in gay romance.

R 2017 132 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 33 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 156 reviews

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age 16+

A film about first love.

Touching, moving, soft, and desperate like first love. The first love of two beautiful people that society cannot yet hold, but that the world supports. Feeling the most alive in the presence of someone else and the supporting family that surrounds them. Although it may seem too fantastical it is important to have a dream, a world you wish would hold you and love you so that you can love another.
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age 13+

Absolutley breathtaking

This movie takes you through a whirlwind of emotions. It displays an accurate depiction of a young boy finding himself, and discovering who he truly is. It is different from similar movies because it is not your average 'happily ever after' ending. It is realistic and is supposed to take the viewer back to their first love/heartbreak, which is why it is so emotional. Although there are some sexual scenes, if you child is mature then they should be fine. The only nudity is breasts and male butt from behind. But, the sexual scenes actually play a huge significance in the film and are professionally done. Overall outstanding movie.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
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