• Barbarella (1968)


Release Date: 1968

DVD Release Date: June 22nd, 1999

PG |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

Barbarella (Jane Fonda) roams 41st-century space with her blind guardian angel, Pygar (John Phillip Law).

Cast: Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg, Milo O'Shea, David Hemmings, Marcel Marceau, Claude Dauphin, VĂ©ronique Vendell

Director: Roger Vadim

Genres: Science fiction

Production Co: Paramount

Keywords: Rescue , Escape , Cheeky , Brash , Survival , Cool ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Slant Magazine

    A rambling, shaggy-dog structure as an excuse to flagrantly foreground softcore sexual hijinks tinged with a pungent whiff of social commentary. show more

  • 63
    San Francisco Examiner

    The screenplay - co-written by novelist Terry Southern - is intentionally ludicrous, but the fashions rule. show more

  • 75
    Edward GuthmannSan Francisco Chronicle

    Barbarella is a pure goof -- Vadim called it a kind of sexual Alice in Wonderland of the future -- and Fonda seems to have reveled in every sexy, campy moment. show more

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