Call Me By Your Name, Ending Explained: Don't Cut Away from the Feeling

Call Me by Your Name ends with a shot of Elio staring into a fire, feeling his pain and not turning away from it. ScreenPrism analyzes director Luca Guadagnino decision to cover this scene in a single long take, resulting in a powerful ending that makes us feel along with Elio.

Directing Openings & Endings

The Long Take

Luca Guadagnino

Call Me by Your Name