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Vanishing Point

USA, English, 99 mins

  • Director: Richard C. Sarafian
  • Writer: Malcolm Hart; Guillermo Cabrera Infante
  • Producer: Michael Pearson; Norman Spencer

CGiii Comment

Seemingly loaded with symbolism and subtext when all it really is, is just another version of the equally laborious Two Lane Blacktop.

With Vietnam and free-love wafting in the background - VP is just a road-cum-car flick with all the obligatory ingredients:

1. The car
2. The road
3. The desert
4. The music
5. Gay hitchhikers (and they just happen to be psychotic)

And that's all there is to it.

Really, if this is your thing, then you will enjoy it. Otherwise go to Disneyland.

Cast & Characters

Barry Newman as Kowalski;
Cleavon Little as Super Soul;
Dean Jagger as Prospector;
Victoria Medlin as Vera Thornton;
Paul Koslo as Charlie, Young Nevada Patrolman;
Robert Donner as Collins, Older Nevada Patrolman;
Timothy Scott as Angel;
Gilda Texter as Nude Motorcycle Rider;
Anthony James as Male Hitchhiker #1, in Front Seat;
Arthur Malet as Male Hitchhiker #2, in Back Seat;
Karl Swenson as Sandy McKees, Argo's Attendant;
Severn Darden as Rev. J. 'Jessie' Hovah;
Delaney Bramlett as J. Hovah's Singer;
Bonnie Bramlett as J. Hovah's Singer;
Lee Weaver as Jake, Kowalski's Denver Connection

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