A linguist is recruited by the military to assist in translating alien communications.
"When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team - led by expert codebreaker Louise Banks (Amy Adams) - is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers – and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity. Starring Oscar® nominees Amy Adams (American Hustle, Man of Steel) and Jeremy Renner (Captain America: Civil War, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation) and Oscar winner Forest Whitaker (Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Taken 3). From Denis Villeneuve, the acclaimed director of Sicario and Prisoners."