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.
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Ted Chiang, the writer of the story Arrival movie is based on called "The Story Of Your Life", was inspired to write the themes of the plot by physics and more specifically Fermat's Principle Of Least Time and Variational Principles Of Physics.
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 ...
The Chinese general speaks strange Chinese with strong Cantonese accent. This can't be real in modern Chinese military, or his colleagues and other soldiers wouldn't even understand him most of the time.
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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