Car Wash

Film, Comedy
An amazingly sprightly account of a day in the life of a car wash, demonstrating that work is a four-letter word (especially if you happen to be black or underprivileged), and concerned partly with the variety of excretory messes that have to be dealt with, partly with the flights of ribald fancy indulged in by the employees in an effort to while away the hours till closing time. The remarkable thing is the way characters, jokes and meaning are dovetailed into a single rhythmic flow that makes the film look like TV's Laugh-In redesigned as a Minnelli musical. Highly enjoyable.

By: TM

Release details

Duration: 97 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Michael Schultz
Screenwriter: Joel Schumacher
Cast: Franklyn Ajaye
Antonio Fargas
Richard Pryor
Ivan Dixon
Sully Boyar
Tracy Reed
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