March 28th 2016 | Metrodome | DVD
It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee (newcomer Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) is back on the block, in Tangerine. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend (James Ransone, "Starlet") hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the working girl and her best friend, Alexandra (newcomer Mya Taylor), embark on a mission to get to the bottom of the scandalous rumour.
Their rip-roaring odyssey leads them through various subcultures of Los Angeles, including an Armenian family dealing with their own repercussions of infidelity...
Writer and Director Sean Baker’s prior films ("Starlet", "Prince of Broadway") brought rich texture and intimate detail to worlds seldom seen on film. Tangerine follows suit, bursting off the screen with energy and style. A decidedly modern Christmas tale told on the streets of L.A., Tangerine defies expectation at every turn.
‘The best Christmas movie since Elf'
- The Daily Telegraph
- Time Out
‘The filmmaking is electric.... Terrific stuff’
‘Real and visceral....‘it’s like nothing you’ve seen before’
- The Guardian
‘The Most Exciting Film of the Year’
‘The Transgender Revenge Comedy of the Year’
- Rolling Stone