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It’s Christmas Eve and trans working girl Sin-Dee is just out of jail and on a manic odyssey across LA to find her unfaithful pimp.

Sin-Dee is accompanied by her loyal, level-headed friend Alexandra on a journey of near-operatic proportions that is also, appropriately, a deliciously hot mess. Director Sean Baker crafts a film that crackles with raw energy and, surprisingly, was captured entirely on iPhones. THE WORD: In addition to the exciting newcomers who play Sin-Dee and Alexandra, the film’s true stars are the streets themselves, where the ugly is made beautiful, and the mundane becomes extraordinary. COMING TO:Theaters

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Last modified: July 30, 2019