ArrivalDVD - 2017
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LPL_ShirleyB Jan 25, 2017
Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture, Best Director: Denis Villeneuve, Best Cinematography, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Film Editing and Best Production Design. Arrival is based on the short story “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang.
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trevordunfordswife thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over
King_of_the_Squirrels thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over
RobertELPL thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over
Coarse Language: brief strong language when Ian enters the space ship.
Other: The movie is most likely too slow and convoluted for most preteen or younger viewers to care or comprehend what is going on.
Sexual Content: One character asks a woman (presumably they are married) if she "wants to make a baby".
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Louise Banks: Despite knowing the journey... and where it leads... I embrace it... and I welcome every moment of it.
Before you commit to him, ask him the sanskrit word for war and its translation.
He says it means "an argument." What do you say it means?
-A desire for more cows.
Well, the cornerstone of civilization isn't language, it's science.
Memory is a strange thing. It doesn't work like I thought it did. We are so bound by time, by its order... I remember moments in the middle... And this was the end... But now I'm not so sure I believe in beginnings and endings. There are days that define your story beyond your life. Like the day they arrived.
If you could see your whole life from start to finish, would you change things?
-Maybe I'd say what I feel more often. I... I don't know.
You know, I've had my head tilted up to the stars for as long as i can remember. You know what
surprised me the most? It wasn't meeting them. It was meeting you.
Suits, honor, flowers... Colonel, those are all tile sets in mah-jongg.
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Despite knowing the journey... and where it leads... I embrace it... and I welcome every moment of it.
"I'm not so sure I believe in beginnings and endings. There are days that define your story beyond your life. Like the day they arrived."
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