Plympton’s ‘Cheatin’ Gets U.S. Premiere in L.A.


At long last, the celebrated feature film from indie icon Bill Plympton, Cheatin’ will get its stateside premiere in Los Angeles. On August 15, the long-awaited launch will take place at the Downtown Independent Cinema on South Main Street (, with the director in attendance at evening shows through the weekend to greet theatergoers, do a Q&A, and give out sketches and autographs. The film will run at the Independent for one week, Aug. 15-21.

The traditionally animated film explores the complexity of adult relationships as a newlywed wife seeks to prove her love to her cheating husband by becoming his mistress. The film has proven a huge success in Europe, winning 10-plus international festival prizes, including the Annecy Jury Award this year. See the trailer and get more information at

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