Timothée Chalamet’s new film received a nearly nine-minute standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival.
The actor arrived in Italy for the premiere of his second film with call me by your name director Luca Guadagnino Friday, September 2.
Chalamet plays a cannibal in the film, which is called bones and all. After its premiere, it received an enthusiastic response from audiences who, according to multiple outlets, gave the film a standing ovation for 8.5 minutes.
It’s the longest standing ovation yet at the 2022 festival, which started earlier this week. Previously, Cate Blanchett and director Todd Field received one for six minutes after the premiere of their new film Tar.
bones and all is based on a novel by Camille DeAngelis. Chalamet stars alongside Taylor Russell, with the pair playing two flesh-eating lovers who go on a road trip through 1980s America.
Mark Rylance, André Holland and Chloë Sevigny also star, with the film reuniting Chalamet with Michael Stuhlbarg, who played his father in call me by your name.
The film will be released in the US on November 23, with a UK release date yet to be announced.
Other films that premiered in Venice include bardoThe last of birdman director Alejandro González Iñárritu.
The Olivia Wilde Controversy don’t worry darlingstarring Florence Pugh and Harry Styles, will premiere next week.