Pleading The Fifth – Gender, Fashion, and Campy Sci-Fi in ‘The Fifth Element’ [Podcast]

The Movie: The Fifth Element (1997)

With co-host Caroline Diezyn (follow them on Twitter and Letterboxd).


Listen Here:

Further Reading:


Other Episodes Referenced:


  • The Pop Culture Detective Agency video about “Born Sexy Yesterday”
  • “The Visual Element” – a look at the production design of The Fifth Element

Other Movies, Series, and Books mentioned:



Dylan Clark-Moore is a podcast creator and blogger at NetFlakes. You can find him on Letterboxd and Twitter.

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