PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
When twelve mysterious spacecrafts appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.
While the shape of the ship was decided early on, Denis Villeneuve had great difficulty imagining an interior that would allow humans to easily navigate through such a steep and vertical design. The later decision to turn gravity sideways offered an obvious and ... ...
Dr. Louise Banks:
I used to think this was the beginning of your story. Memory is a strange thing. It doesn't work like I thought it did. We are so bound by time, by its order.
Dr. Louise Banks: Okay. Okay. Come back to me. Come back to me. Come back to me.
Dr. Louise Banks: Stick 'em up! Are you the ...
Louise Banks tells Colonel Weber that "kangaroo" was in fact an Australian aboriginal word meaning "I don't know what that is." This is not true. It is an urban legend, which has been debunked since the 1970s. However, in the next scene she tells Ian Donnelly that she knew it was not a true story, and was only bringing it up as a convenient instructional metaphor.
After credits have finished, there is a short documentary on the making of Arrival.
English, Russian, Mandarin
$24,000,000 (USA) (11 November 2016)
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