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Tangerine (2015)

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A hooker tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the pimp who broke her heart.

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Sean Baker
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kitana Kiki Rodriguez Kitana Kiki Rodriguez ... Sin-Dee
Mya Taylor ... Alexandra
Karren Karagulian ... Razmik
Mickey O'Hagan ... Dinah
James Ransone ... Chester
Alla Tumanian ... Ashken
Luiza Nersisyan Luiza Nersisyan ... Yeva
Arsen Grigoryan Arsen Grigoryan ... Karo
Ian Edwards ... Nash
Clu Gulager ... The Cherokee
Ana Foxx ... Selena
Scott Krinsky ... Parsimonious John
Chelcie Lynn Chelcie Lynn ... Madam Jillian
Shih-Ching Tsou Shih-Ching Tsou ... Mamasan
Josh Sussman ... Retch Chunder
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Storyline

A hooker tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the pimp who broke her heart.

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong and disturbing sexual content, graphic nudity, language throughout, and drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Armenian

Release Date:

10 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tangerine See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$74,934, 17 July 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$701,837, 16 October 2015
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The title of the movie was chosen as a reference to the striking color of the Los Angeles sky at sunset. See more »

Goofs

After Sin-Dee asks Dinah for the time, the cinematographer is reflected in the bus window. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sin-Dee: Merry Christmas Eve, Bitch.
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Connections

References Labor Day (2013) See more »

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Madd Man (Instrumental)
Written by BrainDeaD
Performed by BrainDeaD
Courtesy of Media Men Group IL Publishing
In association with Reel Muzik Werks, LLC
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Best movie I've seen this year...
2 August 2016 | by venusboys3See all my reviews

My friend put me on to this, with no mention at all of what it was about... so totally unexpected. What I really liked about Tangerine is that it didn't pull its punches. None of the main characters are 100% hero or villain... everyone is sad/funny/cruel/kind at some point. I can't say I'd want to hang out with ANYONE in this movie... but they're all presented as complex characters, people, which is great.

I can see why John Waters liked it, it does remind me a bit of his earlier films with their various crazed characters in crazed worlds... though Tangerine feels much more real and gritty than any of those Waters films, which were heavy with fantasy.

Anyway, it's excellent... I hope it garners a huge following and we start getting more films like this and less superhero trash.


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