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Actress Mya Taylor and director Sean Baker collaborated on the film Tangerine, a comedy about a friendship between transgender sex workers in Los Angeles' unofficial red-light district. Rebecca Cabage/AP hide caption

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A Downtrodden LA Corner Inspires Comedy And Friendship In 'Tangerine'

Director Sean Baker wanted to make a film about LA's transgender sex workers, but first he needed to find someone who knew that world well. Then he met Mya Taylor, and together they made Tangerine.

Actress Mya Taylor and director Sean Baker collaborated on the film Tangerine, a comedy about a friendship between transgender sex workers in Los Angeles' unofficial red-light district. Rebecca Cabage/AP hide caption

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A Downtrodden LA Corner Inspires Comedy And Friendship In 'Tangerine'

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