Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) IMDb

Commentary

It seems inspired by an actual reading, not just a quick gloss, of Exodus and especially of Leviticus 16:2. The bible does specify that seeing Yahweh without sanction is lethal, and Moses wears a mask to cover the effects.

References here: Castle in the Sky (1986), “Explorer Woman Ray” (1989).

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Sequel:

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) IMDb

Sequel:

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) IMDb

Sequel:

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) IMDb

Extent

Seen in 2013.

Commentary

Frantic. The infamous fridge really is a bad idea.

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