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Vadim kicks off his adaptation of Jean-Claude Forest's 'adult' comic strip by stripping Fonda starkers. From there on it's typically vacuous titillation as Barbarella takes off for the mysterious planet Sorgo in 40,000 AD, there to survive attack by perambulating dolls with vampire fangs, receive her sexual initiation from a hairy primitive, fall in love with a blind angel, be whisked off to an alarming Lesbian encounter with the tyrannical Black Queen, etc. But Terry Southern's dialogue occasionally sparkles, and the imaginative designs, as shot by Claude Renoir, look really splendid.

Release details

Duration: 98 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Roger Vadim
Screenwriter: Terry Southern, Roger Vadim
Cast: Jane Fonda
John Phillip Law
Anita Pallenberg
Milo O'Shea
David Hemmings
Claude Dauphin
Marcel Marceau
Ugo Tognazzi
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