Director Luca Guadagnino on 'Call Me by Your Name,' His Most Heartfelt Film Yet

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Director Luca Guadagnino on 'Call Me by Your Name,' His Most Heartfelt Film Yet

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A FIRST-TIME visitor to director Luca Guadagnino’s home in northern Italy will likely wander around in search of a swimming pool. There has to be a pool somewhere. Throughout the director’s work, pools are wellsprings of human drama and forever murky with sex and danger—from the hedonistic teenage pool party that opens Melissa P. (2005), to the corpses fished out of pools in both I Am Love (2009) and A Bigger Splash (2015), to the trunks that the love-struck protagonist of his new film Call Me by Your Name pulls over his head to inhale their scent. If you believe these films, any day that goes by without at least a…

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