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Barbarella

Barbarella

Directed by Roger Vadim. Starring Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg, Milo O’Shea, Marcel Marceau, David Hemmings. (1968, PG, 98 min.)

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Thu., April 27, 2000

It would be possible to do an analysis of Jane Fonda's film career and view its entire progression as a form of penance for Barbarellaa, the campy adventures of a 41st century sexual explorer. Based on a French comic strip, Fonda and her then-husband Roger Vadim had a good time with this outrageous movie. It makes virtually no sense, but the costumes are fetishistic gems and the set design trips the light fantastic. A camp classic.

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KEYWORDS FOR THIS FILM

Barbarella, Roger Vadim, Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg, Milo O’Shea, Marcel Marceau, David Hemmings

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