Tangerine – Home Release News


Tangerine Limited Edition Blu-ray release news courtesy of Second Sight Filmson 19 December 2022.

Sean Baker’s Tangerine has been described as a ‘Hymn to the spirit of the streets’ (Empire) and now the acclaimed, multi-award-winning feature is set for the Limited Edition Blu-ray treatment courtesy of Second Sight Filmson 19December 2022.

Shot on an iPhone and starring outstanding performances from its previously unknown lead stars, Kitana Kiki Rodriguez and Mya Taylor,this is a hugely entertaining, beautifully shot, funny and original piece of filmmaking that makes for a slick, attention grabbing alternative Christmas watch.

It’s Christmas Eve on the streets of LA. We meet Sin-Dee Rella (Rodriguez,) a transgender sex worker who –  fresh from a short stint in prison –  finds out from her best friend Alexandra (Taylor) that the pimp she’s in love with has cheated on her while she was away. The wronged Sin-Dee Rella declares war and sets off on one hell of a mission with Alexandra in tow, with only one thing on their mind, to find the cheat and teach him and his new lover the lesson of a lifetime, on a chaotic not so festive night.

The Tangerine Limited Edition Blu-ray Box set is presented in a rigid slipcase with brand new artwork by Caelin White at FEM-Design, complete with a 60-page book with new essays and comes squeezed full of fascinating and entertaining special features, including a making of, director, writer and actor interviews, audio commentaries and much more, please see full list below.

For an exciting, edgy and electric night to remember Tangerine has got the juice.
  • Audio commentary with Cerise Howard and Rohan Spong
  • Merry F*cking Christmas: the making of Tangerine
  • Staying Authentic: a new interview with director Sean Baker
  • Honest and Hilarious: a new interview with actor Mya Taylor
  • We Make It Work: a new interview with Cinematographer Radium Cheung
  • It Was Electric!: a new Interview with Writer Chris Bergoch
  • Inside a Tangerine: a new interview with producer Darren Dean
  • The Magic Happens: a new interview with actor Karren Karagulian
  • Legit Bruises: a new Interview with actor Mickey O’Hagan
  • Just Hold It In!: a new interview with actor Josh Sussman
  • To Be Real: Kat Ellinger on the cinema of Sean Baker
  • Tangerine camera test

Limited Edition Contents

  • Rigid slipcase with new artwork by Caelin White at FEM Design
  • 60-page book with new essays by Shaadi Devereaux, Caden Mark Gardner, Michelle Kisner and Jerome Reuter, an archive interview with Sean Baker and behind-the-scenes stills
  • 6 collectors’ art cards 

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