Trailer: Arrival

A linguist and a physicist attempt to communicate when alien ship land on Earth. Director: Denis Villeneuve. Screenplay: Eric Heisserer , based Ted Chiang's short story "Story of Your Life." Stars: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker. 116 mins. PG-13.

Paramount Pictures opens the film in the U.S. on November 11, after a sneak preview at the Silent Movie Theatre on November 9.

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