CHEATIN' is an award-winning, surreal animated adult tale of love, jealousy, revenge, and murder. Inspired by the work of James M. Cain (“Double Indemnity”, “The Postman Always Rings Twice”), CHEATIN' marks Academy Award nominated Bill Plympton’s seventh animated feature film.
In a fateful bumper car collision, Jake and Ella meet and become the most loving couple in the long history of Romance.But when a scheming “other” woman drives a wedge of jealousy into their perfect courtship, insecurity spells out an untimely fate.With only the help of a disgraced magician and his forbidden “soul machine,” Ella takes the form of Jake's numerous lovers, desperately fighting through malfunction and deceit as they try to reclaim their destiny.
Watch a two new clips from the film:
CHEATIN' opens in New York City on Friday, April 3rd, with a national roll out to follow in Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Minneapolis, Denver, Portland and others throughout April. It will also be available nationwide exclusively on Vimeo On Demand on April 21.