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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
24 wins & 40 nominations. See more awards »

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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 »

Parents Guide:

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Details

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:

$60,683, 12 July 2015

Gross USA:

$702,354

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$828,874
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The 14th best film of the year in 'Sight and Sound' magazine's annual critics poll for 2015. [Nov. 2015]. See more »

Goofs

The cameraman and camera's shadow can be seen on the ground and taxi cab as Razmik drags out the vomiting drunks from his cab. 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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Team Gotti Anthem
Written by DJ Heemie and DJ Lightup
Performed by DJ Heemie and DJ Lightup
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Surprisingly entertaining . . . and more than a bit all too real
13 December 2015 | by charles000See all my reviews

A fabulous character study, gritty slice of life, walk on the wild side comedy . . . any variety of possible descriptions come to mind.

But no matter how one tries to frame this uniquely crafted work, despite its very low production budget (this entire movie was filmed with iPhones?), it's still surprisingly entertaining.

I could try to encapsulate the drama (and yes, drama, as in on the street, way over the edge drama) between the two main characters, and the meandering ill fated adventures that sprout up along the way, but actually, better that you simply watch and experience for yourself.

No spoilers, not even a hint . . . but what I will suggest here, the time spent to watch this will not be wasted.

Kudos to a very clever bit of street drama compressed into a simple but engaging journey into and through a collection of lives that are all too real out in certain sections of town, which in this case happens to be West Hollywood.


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