Released on October 10 of 1968 in the USA, "Barbarella" (also known as "Barbarella: Queen of the Galaxy") is an Adventure/Science Fiction/Fantasy film directed by Roger Vadim, and written by Terry Southern (screenplay) . Jane Fonda and John Phillip Law are starring, alongside Anita Pallenberg, Milo O'Shea, Marcel Marceau and Claude Dauphin.
The space age adventuress whose sex-ploits are among the most bizarre ever seen.
Who directed "Barbarella":
Barbarella was directed by Roger Vadim, a French writer, director, actor, and producer.
Before Barbarella, Roger Vadim had directed Histoires extraordinaires, released in 1968, La Ronde (1964), Les Sept péchés capitaux (1962), Et mourir de plaisir (1960), Les Liaisons dangereuses (1959), and Et Dieu... créa la femme (1956). Since, he directed Pretty Maids All in a Row, released in 1971, Don Juan ou Si Don Juan était une femme... (1973), The Hot Touch (1982), And God Created Woman (1988).
When was "Barbarella" released:
Barbarella was first released in the United States on Thursday, October 10, 1968.. This was fifty (50) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, October 25, 1968 in France; Friday, October 11, 1968 in Germany; Friday, October 18, 1968 in Italy; September, 1974 in Spain and on Thursday, February 06, 1997 in Australia.
Who is at the casting of "Barbarella":
At the casting of Barbarella we find Jane Fonda, previously seen in Histoires extraordinaires (1968) and Barefoot in the Park (1967); John Phillip Law (Diabolik (1968), Hurry Sundown (1967)); Anita Pallenberg (Wonderwall (1968), Mord und Totschlag (1967)) [ more... ]
- Nino Musco and Franco Gulà also worked together in Sette dollari sul rosso, released in 1966.
- Serge Marquand and Jane Fonda also appeared together in Histoires extraordinaires, released in 1968.
- Jane Fonda and John Phillip Law have both also be seen in Hurry Sundown, released in 1967.
What is the Storyline of "Barbarella":
In an unspecified future (the video release states it is the year 40,000), Barbarella (Jane Fonda) is assigned by the President of Earth (Claude Dauphin) to retrieve Doctor Durand Durand (Milo O'Shea) from the planet Tau Ceti. Durand Durand is the inventor of the Positronic Ray, a weapon. Earth is now a peaceful planet, and weapons are unheard of. Because Tau Ceti is an unknown region of space there is the potential for the weapon to fall into the wrong hands. Donning the first of many outfits, [...]
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John Phillip Law as "Pygar"
Jane Fonda as "Barbarella"
Jane Fonda ("Barbarella") and John Phillip Law ("Pygar")
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