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    Unique ID Code: 0000001032
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    Added on: 9/10/1999 20:38
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    Contact (US)

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    A message from deep space. Who will be the first to go? A journey to the heart of the universe
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 150 mins
    Retail Price: $24.99
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    Contact, based on the novel of the same name by Carl Sagan, is the story of a free thinking radio astronomer (Jodie Foster) who discovers an intelligent signal broadcast from deep space. She and her fellow scientists are able to decipher the Message and discover detailed instructions for building a mysterious Machine. Will the Machine spell the end of our world, or the end of our superstitions? Will we take our place among the races of the Galaxy, or are we just an upstart species with a long way to go?

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    3 Audio Commentaries:
    - Jodie Foster
    - Robert Zemeckis
    Steve Starkey
    - Ken Ralston
    Stephen Rosenbaum
    2 Theatrical Trailers
    Production Notes
    Computer Animation Concepts
    Special Effects Designs

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 French

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Robert Zemeckis

    Written By:

    James Woods
    Tom Skerritt
    David Morse
    Matthew McConaughey
    Rob Lowe
    John Hurt
    Jodie Foster
    Angela Bassett

    Casting By:
    Victoria Burrows

    Soundtrack By:
    Alan Silvestri

    Arthur Schmidt

    Costume Designer:
    Joanna Johnston

    Production Designer:
    Ed Verreaux

    Robert Zemeckis
    Steve Starkey
    Carl Sagan
    Rick Porras
    Anne Druyan
    Steven J. Boyd

    Executive Producer:
    Lynda Obst
    Joan Bradshaw

    Warner Bros

    Your Opinions and Comments

    9 / 10
    A rare movie stimulates both your mind and senses. Contact does just that. It is also one of the most plausible sciencce fiction movies ever to emerge from Hollywood. Although not without the trite cliche of a sterotypical male villian that is a little one sided, the other main roles are more fully realized. John Hurt and James Woods are a riot. Jodie Foster is the perfect faithless scientist. Enjoy the visual and audio show and think about its message later...
    posted by linc on 24/11/2003 22:23