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The Resource Contact, 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, (videorecording)

Contact, 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, (videorecording)

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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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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
IFA
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, Don Burgess ; production design, Ed Verreaux ; edited by Arthur Schmidt ; music by Alan Silvestri ; costumes designed by Joanna Johnston
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rated PG, for some intense action, mild language and a scene of sensuality
Language note
In English or French with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C66 2009
PerformerNote
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-
  • 1969-
  • 1947-
  • 1940-2017
  • 1953-
  • 1962-
  • 1969-
  • 1984-
  • 1956-
  • 1937-
  • 1949-
  • 1934-1996
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  • Zemeckis, Robert
  • Hart, James V.
  • Goldenberg, Michael
  • Starkey, Steve
  • Bradshaw, Joan
  • Obst, Lynda Rosen
  • Foster, Jodie
  • McConaughey, Matthew
  • Woods, James
  • Hurt, John
  • Skerritt, Tom
  • Fichtner, William
  • Morse, David
  • Bassett, Angela
  • Blake, Geoffrey
  • Martini, Max
  • Lowe, Rob
  • Busey, Jake
  • Malone, Jena
  • Smallwood, Tucker
  • Burgess, Don
  • Verreaux, Edward
  • Schmidt, Arthur
  • Silvestri, Alan
  • Johnston, Joanna
  • Druyan, Ann
  • Sagan, Carl
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • South Side Amusement Company
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
150
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  • Sagan, Carl
  • Outer space
  • Astronomers
  • Women astronomers
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Life on other planets
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Contact, 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, (videorecording)
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  • 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 Zmeckis (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
  • Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky245924813
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Special ed.; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (150 min.)
Isbn
9781419885198
Lccn
be2015027391
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 09/17
Other control number
  • 883929083916
  • 883929093533
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 1000108962
  • 1000113432
  • 15041
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)436098974
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation; NTSC region 1; dual layer; Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby surround stereo.; dual-layer
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Contact, 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • 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 Zmeckis (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
  • Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky245924813
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Special ed.; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (150 min.)
Isbn
9781419885198
Lccn
be2015027391
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 09/17
Other control number
  • 883929083916
  • 883929093533
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 1000108962
  • 1000113432
  • 15041
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)436098974
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation; NTSC region 1; dual layer; Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby surround stereo.; dual-layer
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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