John Landis directs this fascinating, intensely funny documentary that looks at the bizarre life of Michael Bennett (aka “The Slasher”), a raspy-voiced salesman who’s called upon by auto dealerships to help them quickly dump their stale inventory.
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Landis takes us to Memphis to watch a professional car 'slasher' brought in from California attempt to move some vehicles over a holiday weekend. The economic realities however eat away at any reputation or talent (self-deluded) he may have. OK but subject plays to the camera and really is a pretty unlikable guy.