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"Contact": Searching for God

Contact is a science fiction movie that explores the possibility of extraterrestrial life and the inevitability of faith even in a world governed by scientific logic. The plot follows the career of female astronomer Ellie Arroway. Ellie (Jodie Foster) longs for contact with life beyond this world. She is convinced that a universe with life only on earth would be a waste of space.

As a scientist, she dismisses faith in God because of the absence of empirical proof. ...

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