Time to sleep now, Captain. But you
can ask more questions in the
DEEP SPACE - MESSAGE
of evaporating ice...
TED'S CALLUSED HAND
Ted sits up, smiles in satisfaction.
EXT. TRUCK - DAY
and goes to the refrigerator. As she starts to take out
EXT. MOUNTAINS - DAY
of the old blacktop. The TWITTER of a BIRD; the wind in
the trees... and then, far in the distance, we hear an
SERIES OF SHOTS:
take a bend in the road --
B) The fawn continues to graze, oblivious. We can now
hear the RADIO in the DISTANCE.
C) Ted look up as he rounds the bend -- sees the deer --
Synopsis: Contact is a 1997 American science fiction drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis. It is a film adaptation of Carl Sagan's 1985 novel of the same name; Sagan and his wife Ann Druyan wrote the story outline for the film. Jodie Foster portrays the film's protagonist, Dr. Eleanor "Ellie" Arroway, a SETI scientist who finds strong evidence of extraterrestrial life and is chosen to make first contact. The film also stars Matthew McConaughey, James Woods, Tom Skerritt, William Fichtner, John Hurt, Angela Bassett, Jake Busey, and David Morse.