Car Wash
Part of the series The Black Book

Car Wash

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A “dizzying, nonstop kaleidoscope of cars, soul music, characters, crises...and lots of suds and hot wax” (Roger Ebert), this madcap comedy portrays a day in the life of a group of wisecracking car wash employees. Shot on location at an actual, since-demolished car wash in MacArthur Park, Car Wash is a joyful slice of 1970s life, with an award-winning soundtrack and stellar cameos. (1976, dir. Michael Schultz, 97 min.)

A Q&A with Tisa Bryant and Ernest Hardy follows the screening.

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