Mrs. Pearlman is an Italian woman who spent her childhood visiting the house in the village of B. that she now lives in every summer with Elio and her husband, Mr. Pearlman. Mrs. Pearlman finds Oliver’s mannerisms both unappealing and charming, calling him “Il cauboi” and “la muvi star.” Like Mr. Pearlman, she encourages Elio to live an unreserved life, urging him to make more friends instead of hanging around the house reading all summer. Although Mr. Pearlman upholds that his wife doesn’t suspect anything about Elio and Oliver’s relationship, this seems unlikely, given how obvious the boy is about his heartbreak after Oliver leaves.
Elio’s Mother (Mrs. Pearlman) Character Timeline in Call Me By Your Name
The timeline below shows where the character Elio’s Mother (Mrs. Pearlman) appears in Call Me By Your Name. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 1: If Not Later, When?
Part 4: Ghost Spots
...Oliver, several of these lovers Elio can’t imagine living without. Then, nine years later, Elio’s mother calls him over Christmas and says she has a surprise and puts Oliver on the... (full context)