EMRTC rotated the dishes on command for one scene, but having the Foster character hear the signals through headphones is a departure from reality.
"You can't just plug into the bases of the antennas," Finley said.
Still, the filmmakers went to great lengths to keep from flying too far off into fantasy.
"We tried to imitate real life as much as possible," Starkey said.
The facility's control room was duplicated on a California soundsta
- ge and the reality so
- ught by the filmmakers extended to the computer monito
- rs, desks and papers stuck on the wall
- 4 grinders
The children Foster speaks to at the end
- of the film were real
- Surface plate
- New Mexicans, too. Elementary students from Magdalena were selected over chi
- ldren from two other s
- Hydraulic shapers
- chools, said Judy
- Tanner, school princip
- A wide variety of measuring and testing equipment (height gauges, pins, micrometers, calipers, inside micrometers, etc.)