Synopsis: A hooker tears through Tinseltown on Christmas Eve searching for the pimp who broke her heart.
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Director(s): Sean Baker
Production: Magnolia Pictures
  24 wins & 38 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
88 min

T was the night before Alexandra.

Stunning goddess...

00pm sharp!

Has any of you motherfuckers

seen Chester?

- No, not me.

- Here we go again.

Girl, she saw hisself

trying to cheat on me.

While I'm up in there, girl!

Me, b*tch!

- I wish I never told her.

- I heard about that fish.

And who the f*** is she?

Desiree! Sounds like Desiree.

Girl, do you really want

to go back to prison?

You just got out, mama.

I told her that too.

He act like prison

is a bad place to go.

Mama, mama, you are so much better

than she is.

Look. My boyfriend, my husband.

Ok, that's fine. But he's not

with you. He's with her.

He left you for her

the minute you went to jail.

- Girl, I am so mad.

- Why don't you just stop?

- I don't know what else to say.

- The only thing I can say is this.

Get that motherf***er!

Oh, girl.

Another black boy on a board.

They all think

they are goddamn Lil Wayne.

I remember one Christmas,

I was like six or seven,

my family bought me

the cutest little Barney doll,

that I would take with me everywhere.

And one day I put it inside

the tub with me,

- to give it a bath.

- Oh, girl, she tried her out.

And it just stopped working.

It stopped singing the

"I love you" song.

And I was just so upset.

The world can be a cruel place.

Yeah, it is cruel.

God gave me a penis.

That's pretty damn cruel,

don't you think?

You speak English pretty good.

Where are you from?

I'm Armenian.

Yeah I knew some people,

came from Armenia.

Brought a lot of jewelry with them,

when they got out.

They lived on that jewelry,

had a restaurant.

What part of Armenia?

From the capital.

From Yerevan.


I'm from Oklahoma,

and I am a Cherokee Indian.

I got... I got a girl's name, Mia.

But, it's a feminine name in English,

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Sean Baker

Sean Baker is an American film director, cinematographer, producer, screenwriter, and editor. He is best known for the independent feature films Starlet, Tangerine, and The Florida Project. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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