After great successes like Prisoners (2013) in Hitman (2015) Canadian director Denis Villeneuve put himself firmly on the map in 2016 with the breathtaking sci-fi epic Arrival. This beautiful film can be seen on RTL 7 Monday and you can Arrival streaming via Amazon Prime and Pathé Thuis, among others.
When mysterious spaceships descend to twelve locations on Earth, each location tries to make contact with the aliens. In the United States, linguist Louise Banks is asked to decipher the language of aliens. When tensions rise between the countries where the spacecraft have landed, the team must search for answers in a race against time.
Evaluation guide.tv: ★★★★ ½
Although there is in Arrival There are certainly tense moments, director Villeneuve knows how to conjure up constant subcutaneous tension in a fantastic way. As a viewer, you wonder what’s going to happen next. Amy Adams’ phenomenal acting, which is actually still good, is also one of the good things about the movie. In fact, there’s hardly any downside, and the Oscar committee saw it as well: Arrival was nominated in no less than eight categories, but only won the sculpture for Best Sound Editing.
Besides Amy Adams (Vice) and Jeremy Renner (Wind river) are also Forest Whitaker (Black Panther) and Michael Stuhlbarg (Call me by your name) can be seen in Arrival. This film is directed by Denis Villeneuve (Blade Runner 2049).
Arrival (2016) is rated 7.9 on IMDb and can be viewed Monday March 1 at 8:30 p.m. on Net5. Genre: mystery, science fiction. Duration: 116 minutes.
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