Film Review - Contact
The only thing is, the only thing that convinces her of this is an experience that she has - something that she herself can verify.
We the viewers are also meant to take home the view that just believing in something for no real reason, because somebody's told you to, is in some way better than requiring facts. Aside from the flawed logic whereby Jodie Foster renounces facts as a result of a FACT, we're also supposed to adopt this view based on a load of fiction. Because, lest we forget, this is just a film and not real life.
Just who is it that lets Christian Americans make films?