PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.
The heptapod's craft owes its design to an asteroid called 15 Eunomia. During research, director Denis Villeneuve became attracted to Eunomia's "insane shape like a strange egg" and thought that kind of pebble or oval shape would bring a perfect sense of menace and... ...
Dr. Louise Banks:
So, Hannah... This is where your story begins. The day they departed. Despite knowing the journey... and where it leads... I embrace it. And I welcome every moment of it.
In the war room several countries are shown, including Denmark. However, as the map shows the landing-spots for the Shells, Denmark is not one of them. The closest landing-spots to Denmark is England, four countries away or Russia, six countries away.
Right after the cast credits, "On the Nature of Daylight" by Max Richter is given an extra credit as the "Beginning and end music" in addition to the usual soundtrack credit near the end of the credit roll.
English, Russian, Mandarin
$24,000,000 (USA) (11 November 2016)
$100,501,349 (USA) (3 March 2017)
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