David Drumlin: One... there is intelligent life out there, but you'll never contact it in your lifetime, and two... TWO! There's nothing out there but noble gases and carbon compounds, and you're

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David Drumlin:
One... there is intelligent life out there, but you'll never contact it in your lifetime, and two... TWO! There's nothing out there but noble gases and carbon compounds, and you're wasting your time. In the meantime, you won't be published, you won't be taken seriously and your career will be over before it's begun!
Ellie Arroway:
So what? It's my life!

Transcript:
There's 40O billion stars--
And two probabilities.
One, there is intelligent life...
...but it's so far away you'll
never contact it in your lifetime.
-And two!
-You're making a decision--
There's nothing but noble gases and carbon
compounds and you're wasting your time.
In the meantime, you won't be published,
won't be taken seriously.
And your career will be over.
So what? It's my life.
Hey, Kent. You were right.
Screw Drumlin. We're gonna raise the money ourselves. We're going to New Mexico.

Clip duration: 70 seconds
Views: 95
Timestamp in movie: 00:26:56
Uploaded: 17 September, 2021
Genres: drama, mystery, sci-fi
Summary: Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of extraterrestrial intelligence, sending plans for a mysterious machine.


Actors

David Drumlin - Tom Skerritt