- Michael Schultz
- Richard Pryor, Otis Day, George Carlin, Antonio Fargas
On the surface, the story is simple. A group of car wash workers, trying to eke out a living in 1970s Los Angeles, plays host to a roving cast of eccentric characters. Not far behind the comic touches—with a notable appearance by Richard Pryor who, accompanied by the Pointer Sisters, plays the fast-talking Daddy Rich—is an astute social commentary on the nature of community and its intersections with greed and consumerism. Written by Joel Schumacher, writer/director of St. Elmo’s Fire, the result is equal parts camp and modern-day critique. This might just be your next cult classic.
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