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Author: Robert ZemeckisJames V HartMichael GoldenbergSteve StarkeyJoan BradshawAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment, Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [1997] [2009] ©2009
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special ed.; WidescreenView all editions and formats
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After an astronomer discovers communication emanating from the star Vega, she leads an international team in deciphering it, and travels through space to contact the senders of the message.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Science fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Carl Sagan; Carl Sagan
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Zemeckis; James V Hart; Michael Goldenberg; Steve Starkey; Joan Bradshaw; Lynda Rosen Obst; Jodie Foster; Matthew McConaughey; James Woods; John Hurt; Tom Skerritt; William Fichtner; David Morse; Angela Bassett; Geoffrey Blake; Max Martini; Rob Lowe; Jake Busey; Jena Malone; Tucker Smallwood; Don Burgess; Edward Verreaux; Arthur Schmidt; Alan Silvestri; Joanna Johnston; Ann Druyan; Carl Sagan; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ),; South Side Amusement Company,; Warner Bros. Entertainment,; Warner Home Video (Firm),
ISBN: 1419885197 9781419885198
OCLC Number: 436098974
Language Note: In English or French with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel by Carl Sagan. Based on the story by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Special features: Cast & crew (biographies); From novel to screen; Creating a fantastic event; The message; Constructing the pod; Alien encounters: Audio commentaries (3 feature-length commentaries on alternate audio tracks: Jodie Foster, Robert Zemeckis (director) and Steve Starkey (producer), and Ken Ralston (senior visual effects supervisor) and Stephen Rosenbaum (visual effects supervisor)), The special effects (The making of the opening shot, The making of the NASA machine destruction, The making of the Harrier landing, High speed compositing reel), Computer animated concepts (The machine fly-by, Hadden's plane, NASA control room), Theatrical trailers, Special edition credits.
Credits: Director of photography, Don Burgess ; production design, Ed Verreaux ; edited by Arthur Schmidt ; music by Alan Silvestri ; costumes designed by Joanna Johnston.
Cast: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, James Woods, John Hurt, Tom Skerritt, William Fichtner, David Morse, Angela Bassett, Geoffrey Blake, Maximilian Martini, Rob Lowe, Jake Busey, Jena Malone, Tucker Smallwood.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Rated PG; for some intense action, mild language and a scene of sensuality.
Description: 1 videodisc (150 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen presentation; NTSC region 1; dual layer; Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby surround stereo.; dual-layer.
Other Titles: Contact (Motion picture)
Contact (Motion picture).
Responsibility: Warner Bros. presents a South Side Amusement Company production ; directed by Robert Zemeckis ; screenplay by James V. Hart and Michael Goldenberg ; produced by Robert Zemeckis, Steve Starkey ; executive producers, Joan Bradshaw, Lynda Obst ; a Robert Zemeckis film.
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After an astronomer discovers communication emanating from the star Vega, she leads an international team in deciphering it, and travels through space to contact the senders of the message.

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