Arrival | Info

Arrival is a 2016 American science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Eric Heisserer . It is based on the 1998 short story, " Story of Your Life " by Ted Chiang , and stars Amy Adams , Jeremy Renner , and Forest Whitaker . The film follows a linguist enlisted by the U.S. Army to discover how to communicate with aliens who have arrived on Earth, before tensions lead to war.