This 'adult' sci-fi fantasy sex-capades comedy from French director Roger Vadim featuring his new wife Jane Fonda with a screenplay by Terry Southern was edited to receive a PG rating. Based on the French comics by Jean-Claude Forest, it contained many sexual references, and numerous instances of Barbarella's interstellar love-making. The story set in the 41st century involved Barbarella's journey to a distant galaxy to save humanity. The cult film opened with an infamous credits sequence that teasingly stripped French comic-strip heroine Barbarella Jane Fonda of her black space-suit outfit in zero gravity.
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Sex scenes are nearly as old as movies themselves. In fact, one of the first films to be screened for the public debuted in and was called The Kiss. It was quite steamy for its time, featuring a full-on brushing of the lips, which, let us tell you, really riled up the modest-minded folks of the late 19th century.
It might be one of the great vindications in cinema history. Introducing the movie, she was cheered on by thousands of adoring fans — going some way to compensate for the undue vilification she had received for her performance 20 years before. As the story goes, in the mids, riding off the box-office success of their luridly Hitchcockian erotic thriller Basic Instinct, director Paul Verhoeven and scriptwriter Joe Eszterhas had something of a free rein for their next project — which took the shape of a film that made Basic Instinct look positively austere. Unfortunately, though, that provocation did not translate into ticket sales. Instead, overwhelmingly bilious reviews were matched by a disastrous commercial performance.