Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

Some stories are so enjoyable that they become timeless classics

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Even for the new generation, there is not a single person who have not listen about Indiana Jones? This character was a huge success when the movie was first released by Paramount. The Raiders of the Lost Ark was the first story of a franchise that has four movies, and the whole saga has already collected US$1,98 billion worldwide.

The first movie is already exicinting, with a lot of adventure. Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) is an archeologist and, at the same time, a professor who gives lessons in a university. He is always travelling to search for relics to save into a museum. It was in a common classes day that the US Government required a meeting with Indy. They have informed that the Nazi are searching for Indiana’s old mentor, Abner Ravenwood, because he posses the Ra Cane, and it is the secret weapon to localize the Ditch of Souls, a secret camera where is hidden an precious ark. Jones deduct that the Nazi are looking for Hitler the Ark of the Covenant, a biblical chest that contains the pieces of the ten commandments, and according with the legend makes who possess it invencible.

The scenary vary through different places. At the beggining of the movie, Jones is searching for relics in South America’s forest. There are scenes in the university, but after he leaves to his mission, he goes to Nepal, Cairo and even the desert and the sea. The adventurous and surprisingly screenplay is written by Lawrence Kasdan and the direction is signed by the remarkable Steven Spielberg, who has also directed the three other movies of the sequence. Spielberg is not only directing the fifth movie of the saga, that was going to be released in 2021, but due to the quarantine of the Covid-19, was postpone for 2022. The new film still have Harrison Ford as the protagonist!

The movie is a relic to be seen expecting surprises, it is worth each second. Not only is recognized internationally for its success, it was indicated to a lot of awards. In the Oscar of 1982, it won in the category of best special effects, best sound effects, best sound, best edition and best art direction. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark is available on Netflix.

Do you like languages? Check out the Portuguese Version of this text, translated by the own author.

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