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Eleanor Arroway (Character)
from Contact (1997)

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Elleanor Anne Arroway born 25 August 1964 in De Pere Wisconsin preferes to be called Ellie... See more »
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Young Ellie


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  1. Contact (1997) Played by Jodie Foster / Jena Malone (as Young Ellie)

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From Contact (1997)
Ellie Arroway: I read your book.
Palmer Joss: Here we go.
Ellie Arroway: You want me to quote you? "Ironically, the thing people are most hungry for - meaning - is the one thing science hasn't been able to give them."
Palmer Joss: Yeah.
Ellie Arroway: [humorously] Come on! It's like you're saying that science killed God. What if science simply revealed that He never existed in the first place?
Palmer Joss: I think we're gonna need to get some air.
Ellie Arroway: Oh?
Palmer Joss: [takes two champagne glasses] And a few more of these...
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