Zabriskie Point (1970)

Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1970 film “Zabriskie Point” shot at the actual, titular location in Death Valley, California.  Found near Furnace Creek, the film staged an orgy scene at the site.  The location is also seen on the album cover to U2’s “The Joshua Tree” and philosopher Michel Foucault notably called his 1975 acid trip at Zabriskie Point the greatest experience of his life.

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LOCATION: Zabriskie Point, CA-190, Furnace Creek, CA 92328 (GPS coordinates: 36°25′12″N 116°48′40″W)

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