Contact (DVD)

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Special ed.; Widescreen.
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1 videodisc (150 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 
MPAA rating: Rated PG; for some intense action, mild language and a scene of sensuality.


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General Note
Based on the novel by Carl Sagan. Based on the story by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
General Note
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.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Don Burgess ; production design, Ed Verreaux ; edited by Arthur Schmidt ; music by Alan Silvestri ; costumes designed by Joanna Johnston.
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.
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Rated PG; for some intense action, mild language and a scene of sensuality.
System Details
DVD, widescreen presentation; NTSC region 1; dual layer; Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby surround stereo.; dual-layer.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
For private home use only.
In English or French with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Burgess, D., Lowe, R., Busey, J., Malone, J., Smallwood, T., Johnston, J., Verreaux, E., Schmidt, A., Silvestri, A., Druyan, A., Sagan, C., Martini, M., Blake, G., Bassett, A., Obst, L. R., Zemeckis, R., Hart, J. V., Morse, D., Starkey, S., Bradshaw, J., Goldenberg, M., Foster, J., McConaughey, M., Woods, J., Hurt, J., Skerritt, T., & Fichtner, W. Contact (DVD) (Special ed.; Widescreen.).

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Don Burgess et al.. Contact (DVD). .

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Don Burgess et al.. Contact (DVD) .

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Burgess, Don, et al. Contact (DVD) Special ed.; Widescreen.,

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