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2016 | PG-13 | Drama Sci-Fi | 1hr, 56m

When mysterious spacecrafts touch down across the globe, an elite team is brought together to investigate. more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, November 11, 2016

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On DVD & Blu-ray Estimated; not official

March 2017

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Amy Adams
Dr. Louise Banks
Michael Stuhlbarg
Agent Halpern
Mark O'Brien
Captain Marks
Tzi Ma
General Shang
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DIRECTOR

Denis Villeneuve

Screenwriter

Eric Heisserer

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PG-13 for brief strong language

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When mysterious spacecrafts touch down across the globe, an elite team - lead by expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) - is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers – and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.
official plot version from paramount.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on the short story by noted science-fiction author Ted Chiang.
  • Paramount picked up rights to U.S. and Canada at 2014's Cannes Film Festival.
Also Known As
  • Story of Your Life

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