United Kingdom: November 10 2016
United States: November 11 2016
Ranking: 1,334 out of 16,397 movies (up 338)
After alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the army to find out whether the alien forces come in peace or are a threat. 'Arrival' is a sci-fi drama directed by Denis Villeneuve, canadian scriptwriter and director. Villeneuve gained critical success with 'Incendies', adaptation of the play by Wajdi Mouawad. Thanks to it, he was nominated to several important festivals and prices around the world. Villeneuve also directed the more famous 'Prisioners', 'Enemy' and 'Sicario'. Amy Adams plays the main character, Dr. Louise Banks an expert in languages. Adams is one of the most renowned actresses in Hollywood nowadays, being nominated to the Academy Awards in five occasions. The film is based on a short story by Ted Chiang: 'Story of your life'.