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The Resource Contact, Warner Bros. Pictures presents a South Side Amusement Company production, a Robert Zmeckis film ; screenplay by James V. Hart and Michael Goldenberg ; produced by Robert Zemeckis and Steve Starkey ; directed by Robert Zemeckis

Contact, Warner Bros. Pictures presents a South Side Amusement Company production, a Robert Zmeckis film ; screenplay by James V. Hart and Michael Goldenberg ; produced by Robert Zemeckis and Steve Starkey ; directed by Robert Zemeckis

Label
Contact
Title
Contact
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents a South Side Amusement Company production, a Robert Zmeckis film ; screenplay by James V. Hart and Michael Goldenberg ; produced by Robert Zemeckis and Steve Starkey ; directed by Robert Zemeckis
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
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
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Contact (1997)
Credits note
Director of photography, Don Burgess ; production design, Ed Verreaux ; editor, Arthur Schmidt ; music, Alan Silvestri
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • OFRB rating: PG
  • MPAA rating: 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, Angela Bassett
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-
  • 1969-
  • 1947-
  • 1940-
  • 1934-1996
  • 1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zemeckis, Robert
  • Starkey, Steve
  • Hart, James V
  • Goldenberg, Michael
  • Foster, Jodie
  • McConaughey, Matthew
  • Woods, James
  • Hurt, John
  • Skerritt, Tom
  • Bassett, Angela
  • Silvestri, Alan
  • Sagan, Carl
  • Druyan, Ann
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • South Side Amusement Company
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
150
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sagan, Carl
  • Astronomers
  • Women astronomers
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Life on other planets
  • Outer space
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Contact, Warner Bros. Pictures presents a South Side Amusement Company production, a Robert Zmeckis film ; screenplay by James V. Hart and Michael Goldenberg ; produced by Robert Zemeckis and Steve Starkey ; directed by Robert Zemeckis
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Based on the story by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
  • Special features includes 3 feature-length commentaries on alternate audio tracks: Jodie Foster/Robert Zmeckis and Steve Starkey/Ken Ralston and Stephen Rosenbaum, computer animation concepts and tests, special effects designs, cast and crew bios, from novel to screen, creating a fantastic event, the message, construction the pod, alien encounters
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (150 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929093533
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn436098974
  • 5356031
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation; NTSC region 1; dual layer; Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby surround stereo
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Contact, Warner Bros. Pictures presents a South Side Amusement Company production, a Robert Zmeckis film ; screenplay by James V. Hart and Michael Goldenberg ; produced by Robert Zemeckis and Steve Starkey ; directed by Robert Zemeckis
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Based on the story by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
  • Special features includes 3 feature-length commentaries on alternate audio tracks: Jodie Foster/Robert Zmeckis and Steve Starkey/Ken Ralston and Stephen Rosenbaum, computer animation concepts and tests, special effects designs, cast and crew bios, from novel to screen, creating a fantastic event, the message, construction the pod, alien encounters
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (150 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929093533
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn436098974
  • 5356031
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation; NTSC region 1; dual layer; Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby surround stereo
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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