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Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, James Woods, John Hurt View All


Robert Zemeckis (Director), James V. Hart (Screenplay), Michael Goldenberg (Screenplay), Carl Sagan (Story) View All

Release: Jul. 11th, 1997
Runtime: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.
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Dead father, creepy paternal father figure substitute, avoids male characters that want to have sex with her = send this over to Jodie Foster, the producers say.
Throughout the film we never actually bear witness to any aliens, well apart from one who takes on human form, and while it may disappoint some sci-fi fans I actually find it quite fitting as this is not so much a film about alien lifeforms as it is about humanity.
The fact of the matter is, Contact is not as much about space exploration and aliens and such, as it is about the search for aliens and the process of exploration itself.