Directed by Bill Plympton • 2013 • United States
Starring Sophia Takal, Jeremy Baumann, Alex Markowitz
Through his singular, freewheeling animation style, Bill Plympton weaves an emotionally rich, unconventional tale of love, jealousy, and reconciliation. 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 and hatred seemingly doom their affair. With the help of a disgraced magician and his forbidden “soul machine,” Ella takes on the form of Jake’s numerous lovers, desperately fighting through the dysfunction and deceit as they try to reclaim their destiny.