Published: Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2009 Edition: Special ed.; Widescreen Description: 1 videodisc (150 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN: 1419885197, 9781419885198, Language: English
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
Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, James Woods, John Hurt, Tom Skerritt, Angela Bassett
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
MPAA rating: Rated PG; for some intense action, mild language and a scene of sensuality
DVD, widescreen presentation; NTSC region 1; dual layer; Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby surround stereo
In English or French with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
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