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.
Director Denis Villeneuve and the writing team took extensive efforts to ensure the movie's scientific ideology was accurate. Renowned scientist and tech innovator Stephen Wolfram and his son Christopher Wolfram were consulted to ensure all terminology, graphics and depictions were sound.
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 ...
When Louise goes to the college the day after the arrival to teach, the entire building is deserted. No students, no staff. And yet the cleaners had come in, cleaned and neatly arranged all the furniture as per usual.
Denis Villeneuve's daughter, Salomé Villeneuve, is listed as "Hazmat Suit Specialist".
English, Russian, Mandarin
$24,000,000 (USA) (11 November 2016)
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