HOLLYWOOD Nylig har det kommet frem at Steven Spielberg og hans kollega George Lucas skal ha diskutert at de ønsket at filmfiguren Indiana Jones skulle ha hatt et pedofilt forhold med karakteren Marion i den gamle filmen «Raiders of the Lost Arc».
For rundt en måned siden oppdaget programlederne til nettradioprogrammet The Jim and Sam Show at det i et manuskript fra 1978 til filmen «Raiders of the Lost Arc», står at regissøren Steven Spielberg sammen med sin kollega og venn George Lucas og manusforfatteren Lawrence Kasdan diskuterte om ikke deres fiktive karakter Indiana Jones, spilt av Harrison Ford, skulle ha hatt et pedofilt forhold til kvinnekarakteren Marion, spilt av Karren Allen, i bakgrunnshistorien til filmen.
I manuskriptet står det følgende ((G) = George Lucas, (S) = Steven Spielberg, (L) = Lawrence Kasdan)):
L — I like it if they already had a relationship at one point. Because then you don’t have to build it.
G — I was thinking that this old guy could have been his mentor. He could have known this little girl when she was just a kid. Had an affair with her when she was eleven.
L — And he was forty-two.
G — He hasn’t seen her in twelve years. Now she’s twenty-two. It’s a real strange relationship.
S — She had better be older than twenty-two.
G — He’s thirty-five, and he knew her ten years ago when he was twenty-five and she was only twelve.
G — It would be amusing to make her slightly young at the time.
S — And promiscuous. She came onto him.
G — Fifteen is right on the edge. I know it’s an outrageous idea, but it is interesting. Once she’s sixteen or seventeen it’s not interesting anymore. But if she was fifteen and he was twenty-five and they actually had an affair the last time they met. And she was madly in love with him and he …
S — She has pictures of him.