A ten-year-old Italian girl who has leukemia. Everybody in B. loves Vimini, who is sweet and smart. She takes a liking to Oliver, with whom she begins a genuine friendship. When Elio and Oliver leave for Rome in such haste that they forget to say goodbye to anybody, Vimini is hurt. She tells Elio this when he returns, pointing out that he never told Marzia that he was leaving and suggesting that Marzia knows he doesn’t care about her. Later, when Vimini dies, Elio writes to Oliver, and his return letter suggests he’s quite moved by her death.
Vimini Character Timeline in Call Me By Your Name
The timeline below shows where the character Vimini 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?
...of easy communication and tense allusion. When Oliver isn’t in “heaven,” he spends time with Vimini, a charming ten-year-old who lives in the nearest house and who everyone maintains is a... (full context)
Part 2: Monet’s Berm
Part 4: Ghost Spots