Some things in our lives happen only once.
There are chances and risks which we take, there are some which we don’t. It is fascinating and frightening at the same having this thought of what could have happened if you did this, if you did that. Fear stands in the way and holds us back from doing the things that will make our hearts happy. Fear of non-acceptance from family, friends. Doubts in morality. Instability in life. These thoughts and many others come along with our self-discovery. It’s for us to figure it out; on how we will manage to be true to ourselves, to accept who we are, and to live a life based on how we want it to be.
Mr. Perlman: Then let me say one more thing. It’ll clear the air. I may have come close, but I never had what you two have. Something always held me back or stood in the way. How you live your life is your business, just remember, our hearts and our bodies are given to us only once. And before you know it, your heart is worn out, and, as for your body, there comes a point when no one looks at it, much less wants to come near it. Right now, there’s sorrow, pain. Don’t kill it and with it the joy you’ve felt.
Call Me by Your Name is magnificently written and created. It tackles how a teenager realized who he really is and how two people can be vulnerable to each other whatever their gender orientation, religion, culture, nationality, language, and age are. It shows that anybody can connect to someone, can like someone, and love someone.
I would recommend this for people to see – teenagers who are lost in who they are; young adults who believe in love and vulnerability; middle-aged men and women who are still in crisis of their identity; to everyone who thinks love has no boundaries.
It is rare to meet someone who makes you vulnerable, whom is your weakest spot, who burns all the walls of your inhibitions and uncertainties, who will love you unconditionally. Let’s not waste this chance. This might happen once in a lifetime.