Barbarella: Overview

Release Date: 10 Oct 1968, USA


Barbarella, since she is a ““5-star double-rated Astro-Navigatrix,”” is enjoined by the President of Earth to find the lost scientist Durand-Durand, who knows the secret to the Positronic Ray and thereby threatens intergalactic peace. Barbarella crash lands on the planet Tau Ceti where she meets an eclectic cast of characters including the winged Pygar and the Resistance fighter Dildano, who help her find Durand-Durand in the city of SoGo and defeat him, letting him sink to his doom in the belly of the evil creature Mathmos.

2 thoughts on “Barbarella: Overview

  1. <3 this movie.

    Ever read the graphic novel? The style and plot are very close. Cheesy fun.

    Wonder if there are 10-star Astro-Navigatrixes.

  2. I thumbed through it at ComicCon last year, and was impressed at how well the art direction kept to the source. I <3 it, too.

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