Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and related work:
- Sequel: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
- Sequel: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
- Sequel: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) IMDb
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), “Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible” (2010).
Seen in 2013.
Frantic. The infamous fridge really is a bad idea.