Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, Rod Taylor, Kathleen Cleaver,
Michelangelo Antonioni’s California epic trades the empty boulevards of suburban Rome for the desert vistas of Death Valley, the petrochemical purgatory of Ravenna for the billboard-bedecked avenues of Los Angeles. The director’s characters, however, remain much the same: disillusioned yet full of longing, their clumsy couplings offering only fleeting respite from consuming angst. In the midst of student strikes and Black Panther protests—the opening sequence features Kathleen Cleaver addressing a group of students—Mark (Mark Frechette) and Daria (Daria Halprin) opt for “reality trips” of their own making, drifting further and further from what they so desperately seek.
- Michelangelo Antonioni
- Fred Gardner
- Sam Shepard
- Tonino Guerra
- Clare Peploe
- Alfio Contini
- 'Scope 35mm
- 112 mins
- Warner Bros. Classics
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Michelangelo Antonioni: interiores burgueses con figura (program), Institut Valencià de l'Audiovisual i de Cinematografia Ricardo Muñoz Suay, Domènec Font, 2010
Michelangelo Antonioni: modernist master (press release), San Francisco Film Society, 1999
Modernist master: Michelangelo Antonioni (program note), Cinematheque Ontario/a division of Toronto International Film Festival Group, James Quandt, 1993
'Dear Antonioni...' : the complete works of Michelangelo Antonioni (program note), Film Society of Lincoln Center, Kathleen Murphy, 1992
Zabriskie Point (program note), Film Society of Lincoln Center, 1992
[Zabriskie Point] (review), Village Voice, Tom Allen, 1986
Revivals in focus: Zabriskie Point (review), Village Voice, Tom Allen, 1983
Intimations of reality: getting the Zabriskie Point (article), Sight and Sound, Julian Jebb, 1970
Zabriskie Point (review), Variety, Gene Arneel, 1970
Zabriskie lives! (article), Show, Louise B. Sweeney, 1970
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