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Year: 2016
Original Title: Arrival
Length: 117 minutes
Genre: Drama, Mistery, Science fiction
Studios: Paramount Pictures
Distributor: Paramount Pictures
Age rating: Suitable for 12 years and over
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: November 10 2016

United States: November 11 2016

Ranking

Ranking: 2,105 out of 16,178 movies (up 1013)

8,0

8.0 by 59 users

8.0 by Movie'n'co

8.1 by 9 media

Plot

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'.

Awards

Premios
Año
Nominaciones
Premios ganados
Academy Awards (Oscars)Academy Awards (Oscars)
2017
8
1
Golden GlobesGolden Globes
2017
2
-
BAFTA AwardsBAFTA Awards
2017
11
1

Director

Cast Arrival

Amy Adams

Amy Adams

Dr. Louise Banks

Jeremy Renner

Jeremy Renner

Ian Donnelly

Michael Stuhlbarg

Michael Stuhlbarg

Agent Halpern

Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker

Colonel Weber

Mark O'Brien

Mark O'Brien

Captain Marks

Tzi Ma

Tzi Ma

General Shang

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Trivia Arrival

The film is part of the San Sebastián International Film Festival, on the section called 'Pearls'. The original name for the film was 'Story of Your Life', until test audiences did not like the title, and therefore was changed to 'Arrival'. The movie is based upon the short story 'Story of Your Life' written by Ted Chiang in 2000.

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