116 minutes – Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Release date: November 11, 2016
Distributor: Paramount Pictures
Based on a 1998 short story by Ted Chiang called Story of Your Life, as 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. With mankind 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.