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


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


Dildano: Are you typical of Earth women?
Barbarella: I'm about average.


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When Dildano and Barbarella are speaking to Dr. Ping about the mission and Dildano's transmission finish, a soprano sings Caro Nome, Rigoletto's famous aria by Giussepe Verdi.
Italian actor Antonio Sabato was originally cast as Dildano, and set photos exist of him playing the famous 'hand sex' scene with Jane Fonda. However his performance was deemed to be too serious and he was replaced, in more comedic tone, by David Hemmings.
Future Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour was one of the session musicians who performed the film's original score.
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