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Barbarella (1968) was a Science Fiction - Adventure Film directed by Roger Vadim and produced by Dino De Laurentiis.

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Classic Films in Focus: BARBARELLA (1968)

By Jennifer Garlen on Dec 16, 2020 From Virtual Virago

I have frequently declared my affection for movies that are more entertaining than they are good, so it shouldn't surprise anyone that I enjoy the bizarre spectacle of Barbarella (1968) even if it makes no effort to make any sense. Produced by Dino De Laurentiis and directed by Roger Vadim, this ada... Read full article


Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Barbarella (2)

By Anne Marie on Mar 13, 2013 From We Recycle Movies

Barbarella is a silly, softcore, S&M, PG-rated movie from 1968. Yes, I’m aware of how many times I just seemingly contradicted myself. I promise to explain all. As those of you who frequent my blog know, I love discussing the history of the Hays Production Code and its discomfort with sex ... Read full article


Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Barbarella (1)

By Anne Marie on Mar 13, 2013 From We Recycle Movies

Barbarella is a silly, softcore, S&M, PG-rated movie from 1968. Yes, I’m aware of how many times I just seemingly contradicted myself. I promise to explain all. As those of you who frequent my blog know, I love discussing the history of the Hays Production Code and its discomfort with sex ... Read full article


Barbarella (1968, Roger Vadim)

on Jan 16, 2013 From The Stop Button

In terms of badness, Barbarella is phenomenal. One could spend his or her time on the gender politics–someone must have in the last forty years. The film takes place in a post-gender future, where Jane Fonda’s titular character is the most relied upon person in the galaxy. However, the p... Read full article


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Quotes from

Barbarella: I suppose you realize you saved my life.
Dildano: A life without cause is a life without effect.


Pygar: You're soft and warm. We're told earth beings are cold.
Barbarella: [smiles] Well... not all of us.


President: We don't know anything about Tau Ceti or its inhabitants.
Barbarella: So they could still be living in a primitive state of neurotic irresponsibility?


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Facts about

Dildano's password, "Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch", is the name of a real village in Wales, United Kingdom (unsurprisingly, it's the longest place name in the UK).
The names "Stomoxys" and "Glossina", the Great Tyrant's nieces, are actually the names of flies. Stomoxys calcitrans is the stable fly, and glossina is the African (or tsetse) fly.
SoGo, the evil city Barbarella travels to, is a reference to Biblical cities Sodom and Gomorrah.
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