Close Encounters of the Third Kind tells the story of Roy Neary, an everyday blue-collar electrical engineer in Indiana, whose life and marriage are torn asunder after an encounter with a UFO induces an obsession that tears his family apart. Richard Dreyfuss and Teri Garr play the doomed husband and wife, while acclaimed French filmmaker Fran├žois Truffaut brings a sense of gravitas and curious likability to offset the cold, white-collar, post-Watergate political landscape.