"Barbarella" is a science-fiction film directed by Roger Vadim and released in 1968. It stars Jane Fonda in the titular role of Barbarella, a space adventurer sent on a mission to find a scientist named Durand Durand.
The film takes place in the distant future and features a variety of unusual characters and environments, including a planet filled with sex-crazed beings and a city populated entirely by children. Barbarella encounters a number of obstacles along the way, including a group of rebels fighting against the tyrannical government of the universe.
The film is known for its psychedelic visuals and its erotic content, which was controversial at the time of its release. It has since become a cult classic and is often cited as an example of the "sexploitation" genre of cinema.
Despite mixed reviews upon its release, "Barbarella" has endured as a cult classic and influenced a generation of science fiction and fantasy films.