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Toronto Movies


Score: 5.54 / 10
Released: November 11, 2016
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Producer: Aaron Ryder, Dan Levine, David Linde, Karen Lunder, Shawn Levy
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Cast: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma, Mark O'Brien, Russell Yuen, Matthew Willson, Julia Dan, Jadyn Malone, Nathaly Thibault
Genre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Length: 116 minutes

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Arrival Synopsis

When mysterious spaceships land in various locations around the world, the military hires an elite team consisting of linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams), Ian Donnelly (Jeremy Renner) and Colonel Weber (Forest Whitaker) to investigate.

As mankind is on the verge of a global war, Louise must learn the language of the aliens to allow communication, and the team must determine whether these alien crafts simply come in peace or are a threat to humanity.

Based on a 1998 short story by Ted Chiang called Story of Your Life.

  Canadian Connection: Filmed in Montreal, Quebec.


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