Italian director Luca Guadagnino
, known for directing Armie Hammer
and Timothée Chalamet
in Call Me By Your Name
, joined forces with HBO earlier in the fall to release his latest dramatic effort: the nine-part miniseries We Are Who We Are
. Set on an Italian military base on the eve of the 2016 presidential election, the show stars Jack Dylan Grazer
and Jordan Kristine Seamón
as two American teens who become inseparable because of their shared interest in exploring gender expression and sexuality.
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is a quirky, expansive contribution to the coming-of-age genre. In fact, Guadagnino's series is one in a long line of offbeat teen dramas that dig deep into the lives of their characters.