R | | Drama
At Zabriskie Point, United States' lowest point, two perfect strangers meet; an undergraduate dreamer and a young hippie student who start off an unrestrained romance, making love on the dusty terrain.
Mark Frechette earned $60,000 for making the film. He donated his earnings to a commune.
They might not even think its a plane. Strange, prehistoric bird spotted over Mojave Desert with its genitals out.
Zabriskie Point, in Death Valley National Park (California, USA) is not actually the lowest-elevation point in the United States. That would be Badwater Basin, at a depth of 282 feet below sea level, which is also located in Death Valley National Park about 20 miles away.
Harrison Ford's scenes were cut from this film. However, in the jail scene, if you look closely you can see him standing against the back wall near the door. That cameo shot is all that remains of Ford's participation.