PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A linguist is recruited by the military to communicate with alien lifeforms after twelve mysterious spacecrafts land around the world.
This is director Denis Villeneuve's first PG-13 feature film.
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.
Louise Banks: Okay. Okay. Come back to me. Come back to me. Come back to me.
Louise Banks: Stick 'em up! Are you the ...
When the alarm goes off in the classroom there is a strobe alarm on the classroom wall (for deaf people) but it does not activate. The audible alarm was likely only added in post production.
Denis Villeneuve's daughter, Salomé Villeneuve, is listed as "Hazmat Suit Specialist".
English, Russian, Mandarin
$24,000,000 (USA) (11 November 2016)