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Barbarella (1968) Poster

(1968)

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Character error 

Pygar claims that the Great Tyrant put out his eyes, but they are clearly visible. In the original comic he wore a blindfold over them.
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Mark Hand calls the scientist Barbarella has been assigned to locate as "Durand Durand Jr." No one else calls him that.
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When the Earth President greets Barbarella, he raises his left hand palm outward. Barbarella responds with her right hand palm outward. However, when the President farewells her, he does so with his right hand palm outward, and Barbarella responds with her right hand palm outward as well.
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When Mark Hand suggests having sex to Barbarella, she expects him to have "pills" for it, even though he is not from Earth. Later she is shocked that Dildano has them because only Earth people know of them.
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Continuity 

When Barbarella encounters a redheaded woman smoking "Essence of Man" from an enormous hookah and settles down on a pillow next to her, the redhead draws on the hookah again. She is holding the tube with both hands, her left hand on top. The next shot is a close-up on her, but she is suddenly holding the tube with her right hand only.
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After Barbarella faints from being attacked by the "tooth dolls," several wounds on her legs and arms are visible. When she gets into the iceboat immediately after being rescued, the wounds have disappeared.
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When Barbarella first has to go down for a crash landing, she puts her right arm up to her head. In the next shot her left arm is up to her head.
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After making love to the angel, Barbarella gets a new outfit. It is not explained where she got this from.
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Crew or equipment visible 

During the opening sequence, as Barbarella's face is revealed, a camera is reflected in the front of her helmet.
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Several times when Barbarella's ship takes off or flies away, visible wires hold it up or guide it.
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When Barbarella exits her spaceship and almost gets hit by a falling piece of debris, a crew member's hand can be seen for a split second pushing the rock off the top of the ship.
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Revealing mistakes 

In the beginning, Barbarella is in zero gravity, yet her hair falls down toward the ground.
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During the opening credits, Barbarella flies around in her spaceship . In a close-up, as she removes her gloves, her reflection appears in the Plexiglas she was lying on to give the illusion of floating.
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When Barabarella and Pygar are attacked by the leather guards in the labyrinth, Barbarella tells Pygar to shoot her gun. "To the right!" she calls out. Pygar swivels left and shoots, hitting the guard dead on. Since Pygar is blind, he had only her instructions to go on.
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At the beginning of the movie, when Barbarella is about to remove her tunic, her spacesuit helmet is not attached at the neck, revealing her neck and the fact that the spacesuit is not air tight.
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