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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Jane Fonda
Anita Pallenberg
Directors
Roger Vadim
Screenwriters
Terry Southern
Roger Vadim
Running Time
98 minutes

Barbarella
Jane Fonda, and some very famous costumes


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Plot
The year is 40.000. Peacefully floating around in zero-gravity Barbarella (Jane Fonda) is suddenly interrupted by a call from the President of Earth. A young scientist, Duran-Duran, is threatening the ancient universal peace and Barbarella is the chosen one to find him and save the world. During her mission, Barbarella never finds herself in a situation where it isn't possible to lose at least part of her already minimal dressing.


Verdict
Cheerful, kitsch and camp.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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