Arrival (film)

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Arrival is a 2016 American science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Eric Heisserer.wikipedia
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Eric Heisserer

Arrival is a 2016 American science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Eric Heisserer.
His screenplay for the film Arrival earned him a Best Adapted Screenplay nomination at the 89th Academy Awards in 2016.

Forest Whitaker

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It is based on the 1998 short story "Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang and stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker. Forest Whitaker signed on in April 2015, with Michael Stuhlbarg joining as CIA Agent Halpern that June.
Forest Steven Whitaker III (born July 15, 1961) is an American actor, producer, and director who has earned a reputation for intensive character study work for films such as Bird, The Crying Game, Platoon, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, The Great Debaters, The Butler, and Arrival.

Amy Adams

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It is based on the 1998 short story "Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang and stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker.
Further acclaim came for playing a linguist in the science fiction film Arrival (2016), a self-harming reporter in the HBO miniseries Sharp Objects (2018), and Lynne Cheney in the satirical film Vice (2018).

Denis Villeneuve

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Arrival is a 2016 American science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Eric Heisserer.
Internationally, he is known for directing several critically acclaimed films, such as the thriller films Prisoners (2013) and Sicario (2015), as well as the science fiction films Arrival (2016) and Blade Runner 2049 (2017).

Story of Your Life

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It is based on the 1998 short story "Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang and stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker. Screenwriter Eric Heisserer had unsuccessfully been pitching an adaptation of Ted Chiang's novella "Story of Your Life" for years, and by the time producers Dan Cohen and Dan Levine approached him about a potential sci-fi project, he had largely given up on the idea.
A film adaptation of the story by Eric Heisserer, titled Arrival and directed by Denis Villeneuve, was released in 2016.

Jeremy Renner

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It is based on the 1998 short story "Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang and stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker.
He also appeared in Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011), The Bourne Legacy (2012), Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013), American Hustle (2013), Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015), and Arrival (2016).

89th Academy Awards

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It received eight nominations at the 89th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay, and won for Best Sound Editing.
La La Land received the most nominations with a record-tying fourteen (1950's All About Eve and 1997's Titanic also achieved this distinction); Arrival and Moonlight came in second with eight apiece.

Jóhann Jóhannsson

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It also received Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress for Adams and Best Original Score for Jóhann Jóhannsson, and was awarded the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation and the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation in 2017.
Some of his works in film include the original scores for Denis Villeneuve's Prisoners, Sicario, and Arrival, and James Marsh's The Theory of Everything.

Science fiction film

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Arrival is a 2016 American science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Eric Heisserer.
Further into the decade, more realistic science fiction epic films have also become prevalent, including Gravity (2013), Elysium (2013), Interstellar (2014), Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), The Martian (2015), Arrival (2016), Passengers (2016), and Blade Runner 2049 (2017).

Tzi Ma

Tzi Ma (born June 10, 1962) is a Hong Kong American character actor whose films and television series appearances include Dante's Peak, Rush Hour, 24, Arrival, and The Man in the High Castle.

Michael Stuhlbarg

Forest Whitaker signed on in April 2015, with Michael Stuhlbarg joining as CIA Agent Halpern that June.
Other notable supporting roles include Men in Black 3 (2012), Blue Jasmine (2013), Arrival (2016), and Doctor Strange (2016), as well as the third season of the anthology television series Fargo (2017).

Communication with extraterrestrial intelligence

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It grossed $203 million worldwide and received praise for Adams's performance, Villeneuve's direction, and its exploration of communicating with extraterrestrial intelligence.
In 2016, McGill University Linguistics Professor, Jessica Coon, spoke with Business Insider about how 2016 sci-fi blockbuster, Arrival, properly portrayed how humans might actually communicate with aliens.

Dan Levine

Screenwriter Eric Heisserer had unsuccessfully been pitching an adaptation of Ted Chiang's novella "Story of Your Life" for years, and by the time producers Dan Cohen and Dan Levine approached him about a potential sci-fi project, he had largely given up on the idea.
He is best known for producing the critically acclaimed film Arrival (2016) that earned him an Academy Award for Best Picture nomination with Shawn Levy, Aaron Ryder, and David Linde.

Stephen Wolfram

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Computer scientists Stephen and Christopher Wolfram analyzed it to provide the basis for Banks's work in the film.
In 2016, he was awarded as Best Technical Advisor at the Raw Science Film Festival for his work on the movie, Arrival.

Jessica Coon

Jessica Coon, a Canada Research Chair in Syntax and Indigenous Languages, was consulted for her linguistics expertise during review of the script.
She was the linguistics expert consultant for the 2016 film Arrival.

60th Annual Grammy Awards

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The score by Jóhann was nominated for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media at the 60th Grammy Awards.

Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation

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It also received Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress for Adams and Best Original Score for Jóhann Jóhannsson, and was awarded the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation and the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation in 2017.

Max Richter

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Max Richter's pre-existing piece "On the Nature of Daylight" is featured in the film's opening and closing scenes.
The second track, "On the Nature of Daylight", is used in both the opening and closing sequences of the sci-fi film Arrival.

Academy Award for Best Director

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It received eight nominations at the 89th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay, and won for Best Sound Editing.

Ray Bradbury Award

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It also received Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress for Adams and Best Original Score for Jóhann Jóhannsson, and was awarded the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation and the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation in 2017.

Academy Award for Best Picture

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It received eight nominations at the 89th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay, and won for Best Sound Editing.

Academy Award for Best Sound Editing

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It received eight nominations at the 89th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay, and won for Best Sound Editing.

Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay

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It received eight nominations at the 89th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay, and won for Best Sound Editing.

Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama

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It also received Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress for Adams and Best Original Score for Jóhann Jóhannsson, and was awarded the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation and the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation in 2017.