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 movie is based upon the short story "Story of Your Life", written by Ted Chiang in 1998.
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 movie treats Top Secret security clearances properly at first by taking away Ian's and Louis' phones, but the rest of the staff would also be under such restrictions. There is no way that Captain Conspiracy would have had access to a laptop with WiFi, let alone be allowed to access the sites he was shown to be watching.
After credits have finished, there is a short documentary on the making of Arrival.
Written by Jóhann Jóhannsson
English, Russian, Mandarin
$24,000,000 (USA) (11 November 2016)
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