An original epic story set in the American city of Los Angeles during the 1920s, the film focuses on Nellie LaRoy, an actress trying to find her place in Hollywood. Manny Torres wants to make a name for himself in cinematography, believing that this is the ultimate job. Sidney Palmer is an ambitious young trumpet player who is ready to go wherever the music takes him. While Jack Conrad is Hollywood’s No. 1 star. The lives and careers of these characters will intersect in an unexpected way and will end up in a spiral of ambitions, successes, disappointments and decadence.