'Call Me By Your Name' actors Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet relish the 'vulnerability' director Luca Guadagnino makes room for on set

Director Luca Guadagnino cites an interview Truman Capote conducted of Marlon Brando for the 1957 New Yorker profile “The Duke in His Domain” in explaining why and how he gives actors room in his films to be vulnerable.   “There's no green screen, there's no creature effects, there’s no explosions, there's nothing that propels this story other than the emotional beats that happen between all of these characters, and that's kind of a daunting undertaking as an actor,” Hammer said. “If these moments are the only thing that matter and you can't do it or you're not able to make yourself vulnerable enough to feel these things, or experience these things, in a real, visceral way, then it's not going to translate to film.”   “That entire scene is just about letting go of your inhibitions, and completely losing yourself in a moment of just being enraptured,” Hammer said of his now-viral dance scene.
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