Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1985
AuthorsClarke, Alan
Series TitleScreen Two
Running Time1h 7min
Date Released01/06/1985
DistributorBritish Broadcasting Corporation
CountryUnited Kingdom
Publication LanguageEnglish

A critically acclaimed televised film, Contact follows a platoon of British paratroopers patrolling the southern part of County Armagh, Northern Ireland in the 1980s. Often warding off invisible, enemy fire, the men travel throughout the countryside in silence. The film shows the fear, confusion, and professionalism of soldiers at war. Based on the memoirs of AFN Clarke, an ex-paratrooper who served extensively in Northern Ireland, Contact aired as part of the BBC series Screen Two

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