Torrent This Movie! Tangerine
With the recent news about the Pride Law, we feature a movie about transgender prostitutes. Tangerine is an independent comedy-drama film by Sean S. Baker and Chris Bergoch. It premiered at the 2015 Sundance Festival last January 23; Tangerine has a limited release last July 10, 2015 by Magnolia Pictures.
On Christmas eve at a donut shop; Sin Dee Rella who just finished a prison sentence meets with her friend Alexandra, both a transgender prostitute. Alexandra mistakenly informs Sin Dee Rella that her boyfriend/pimp Chester has been cheating on her with a white cisgender woman. Sin Dee angrily storms out of the donut shop and searches for Chester and the “fish” he has been sleeping with.
The film is inspired by the donut shop near Baker’s home in Hollywood, CA. What is cool about this film is that the movie is shot with three iPhone 5s smartphones by the writers. The film received a 92% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes With a budget of only $100,100. It had multiple releases on various film festivals all around the world before a limited release from Magnolia Pictures last July 10.
Watch the movie trailer below.