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'Zabriskie Point' Gets 2Nd Life On DVD

Michelangelo Antonioni's "Zabriskie Point" (1970), one of the most controversial and notorious flops in Hollywood history, is getting another chance on DVD.

The most spectacularly unsuccessful attempt by a studio to cash in on the "youth market" it thought was created by "Easy Rider," this indictment of American society was savaged by critics and returned just $900,000 on MGM's $7 million investment.

Antonioni, an Italian director who had tapped into the zeitgeist with "Blow-Up" to the tune of a (then-huge) $20 million gross, cast a pair of unknowns, Mark Frechette and Daria Halprin,

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