Documentaries are something that serves people a slice of real life. The rarely recorded audios, real thoughts, footages, and the realness in the stories make people indulge more. For juicy crime-related stories, Netflix is the best medium.
Netflix is is coming up with a documentary with a mix of online dating apps and scammers. One of the exclusive documentaries The Tinder Swindler investigates the crimes of Shimon Hayut, a prolific cheater who poses as a billionaire bachelor on a dating app to trick women around Europe for money.
It is produced by Bernadette Higgins and executive produced by Raw TV which has also given hits like Three Identical Strangers and Don’t F*** with Cats. It is directed by Felicity Morris.
The Tinder Swindler Release Date
The eye-opening documentary will premiere on Netflix on Wednesday, February 2, 2022. As per the producers of The Imposter and Don’t F**k with Cats, The Tinder Swindler film duration will be of 113 minutes.
THE TINDER SWINDLER
You’ll never “swipe right” the same again after watching this new film premiering in February 2022 that tells the jaw-dropping story of a prolific conman who posed as a billionaire playboy on Tinder, and the women who set out to bring him down. pic.twitter.com/NCVfGkIhBN
— Netflix (@netflix) September 23, 2021
The Tinder Swindler Trailer
The trailer of The Tinder Swindler was released in January.
The trailer gives us a glimpse about the upcoming documentary film, we see that several victims of Shimon Hayut who all were arrested for the crimes he did in 2019 share their stories and how they eventually join and create an alliance to take revenge on him.
Some of the victims were seen in the trailer as well, expressing themselves regarding Simon Hayut. One of the victims said in the trailer, “When I first talked with Simon, immediately we had a bond,”
Another victim added, “He was smart and funny, and very impulsive.”.
“The man I love was never real. Everything’s a lie,” says another victim.
You can watch the trailer here.
The Tinder Swindler Cast and Crew
As we know the film is about Shimon Hayut who can be seen in the news footage and most probably the interviews he gave to express his side of the story. You may also see the interviews with the law enforcement agents who investigated him and the journalist who covered the whole story. Some women can be seen in the documentary who Hayut used for money.
What is story of The Tinder Swindler?
The film is a documentary about Shimon Hayut who got arrested in 2019 for showing himself as a billionaire playboy on a dating app Tinder and cheating women for hundreds of thousands of dollars. The story revolves around a criminal and woman who plan to bring him down which also includes Cecilie Fjellhoy who met Hayut on the dating app. After Hayut duped Fjellhoy she wanted to take revenge on him.
As Netflix teased about the film, “Where this fairytale ends, a revenge thriller begins. Cecilie discovers his other targets and once they band together, they’re victims no more: the Tinder Swindler meets his match.”