Bill Plympton, whose imaginative and outrageous short cartoons, including 25 WAYS TO QUIT SMOKING, ONE OF THOSE DAYS and the Oscar-nominated YOUR FACE, have highlighted many an animation festival, makes his feature debut with this delightful musical comedy. While it maintains the wicked
wit and singular personality of Plympton's earlier work, THE TUNE also serves as a showcase for some fine song work by his longtime collaborator Maureen McElheron.
THE TUNE's story, in fact, serves merely as a skeleton on which to hang a number of McElheron's memorable tunes, which in turn serve as a springboard for Plympton's wild creativity. The lead character is Del (voice of ...