Starring Barry Newman, Cleavon Little, Dean Jagger, Victoria Medlin, Paul Koslo and Timothy Scott, "Vanishing Point" (also known as "Fluchtpunkt San Francisco", "Punto zero") is an Action/Drama film directed by Richard C. Sarafian, and written by G. Cabrera Infante (screenplay), released in the USA on January 15 of 1971.
Tighten your seat belt. You never had a trip like this before.
Who directed "Vanishing Point":
Vanishing Point was directed by Richard C. Sarafian, an American actor, director, writer, and producer.
Before directing Vanishing Point, Richard C. Sarafian had directed Fragment of Fear, released in 1970, Run Wild, Run Free (1969). Since, he directed Man in the Wilderness, released in 1971, Lolly-Madonna XXX (1973), The Next Man (1976), Sunburn (1979), Gangster Wars (1981), and The Bear (1984).
When was "Vanishing Point" released:
Vanishing Point was first released on Friday, January 15, 1971, in the United States.. This was forty-eight (48) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, May 12, 1971 in France and on Friday, May 14, 1971 in Germany.
What is the casting of "Vanishing Point":
At the casting of Vanishing Point we find Barry Newman, previously seen in The Lawyer (1970) and Pretty Boy Floyd (1960); Cleavon Little (Cotton Comes to Harlem (1970), John and Mary (1969)); Dean Jagger (The Kremlin Letter (1970), Smith! (1969)) [ more... ]
- Lee Weaver and Barry Newman can also be seen in Goodbye Lover, released in 1998.
- Timothy Scott and Paul Koslo also appeared together in Lolly-Madonna XXX, released in 1973.
- Tom Reese and Karl Swenson also worked together in Flaming Star, released in 1960.
- Barry Newman and Lee Weaver also appeared in Brown's Requiem, released in 1998.
What is the Storyline of "Vanishing Point":
:Note: Two theatrical releases (one U.S., one UK) differ slightly in plot and running time
Barry Newman plays a car delivery driver named Kowalski (Kowalski's first name is never given in the movie -- apparently, it's a very peculiar name, as the only character who comes close to saying what it is cannot even begin to pronounce it as he's reading it on a sheet of paper) who works for Argo's Car Delivery Service in Denver, Colorado and is assigned to deliver a white 1970 Dodge Challenger to San [...]
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