It seems enormously patronizing to me. Just the sort of annoying tune you’d have playing in your themed park, I daresay. All giddy and carefree, encouraging children to face the world unarmed. All they need is a spoon and some sugar, and a brain full of fluff and they’re equipped with life’s tools. Wonderful !
"You! What were you doing? You nearly got yourself killed! Did I not say that you would be a burden? That you would not survive in the wild and that you had no place amongst us? I have never been so wrong in all my life. I am sorry I doubted you."
« Ralph did three takes. I still, to this day, haven’t seen Take 2 or 3. He was absolutely brilliant. After seeing Take 1, I knew he was Amon.I saw sexual evil. It is all about subtlety: there were moments of kindness that would move across his eyes and then instantly run cold. »
Steven Spielberg in TIME Magazine (February 24, 1994)