Doing some location scouting. The Desert in the Cochella Valley is stunning. Huge, and vast and many parts totally empty. Scorching hot and dry, desolate and rather beautiful.
Miles and miles of sand, rock, cactus and… since Francois asks, rattle snakes, tarantulas and scorpions.
Which is why he chose to smear himself with mud, lay naked on the ground and use it for the opening sequence of his movie Incubus.