- Adaptation Displacement: Mostly in France. "Wait, there was a book?"
- Cult Classic: Critical flop in the USA (grossing only $400,000 at the box office) but standard fodder for film appreciation circles.
- Freud Was Right: Sexual overtones, islands shaped like penisheads, constant boobage, too much to even say.
- Mary Suetopia: Played with in the movie.
- Nightmare Fuel: The shot of the lifeless gandaharians in the future.