almost a year on: celebrating the release of call me by your name (2017) with its cinematic parallels to the graduate (1967)

Swimming pools, wide shots and extreme close-ups. Emphasis on facial expressions and what is left unsaid. Exactly 50 years apart in creation, here are just a few examples of the artistic parallels between the two critically acclaimed dramas.

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The Graduate (copyright belongs to Embassy Pictures and United Artists)

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Call Me By Your Name (copyright belongs to Sony Pictures Classics and Warner Bros. Pictures)

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The Graduate (copyright belongs to Embassy Pictures and United Artists)

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Call Me By Your Name (copyright belongs to Sony Pictures Classics and Warner Bros. Pictures)

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The Graduate (copyright belongs to Embassy Pictures and United Artists)

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Call Me By Your Name (copyright belongs to Sony Pictures Classics and Warner Bros. Pictures)

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The Graduate (copyright belongs to Embassy Pictures and United Artists)

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Call Me By Your Name (copyright belongs to Sony Pictures Classics and Warner Bros. Pictures)

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The Graduate (copyright belongs to Embassy Pictures and United Artists)

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Call Me By Your Name (copyright belongs to Sony Pictures Classics and Warner Bros. Pictures)

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The Graduate (copyright belongs to Embassy Pictures and United Artists)

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Call Me By Your Name (copyright belongs to Sony Pictures Classics and Warner Bros. Pictures)

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The Graduate (copyright belongs to Embassy Pictures and United Artists)

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Call Me By Your Name (copyright belongs to Sony Pictures Classics and Warner Bros. Pictures)

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The Graduate (copyright belongs to Embassy Pictures and United Artists)

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Call Me By Your Name (copyright belongs to Sony Pictures Classics and Warner Bros. Pictures)

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