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The movie Contact, based on the novel by Carl Sagan, is a fascinating journey through the human mind that attempts to answer the questions that humans have been asking since the dawn of time, “Are we alone in the Universe?” Ellie Arroway (portrayed by Jodie Foster), the main character of the movie refers to the historic event upon which the movie is based, contact with an alien civilization, as one of the most significant events …

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…moving ending of an agnostic scientist trying to explain what just happened to her without the benefit of one shred of proof? Arroway’s only other option to believe her journey took place is to fall back on faith after having shunned the faith that others had inGod before. In the end, Contact leaves the idea of the existence of extraterrestrial intelligence or the Almighty for us, the audience to ponder and determine for ourselves.