1930's Hollywood is the setting for this behind-closed-doors look at scandals, lies, and deceit. A studio executive, who dictates the future of aspiring stars, falls from power. Deadly revenge follows, when a young, glamorous movie star's affair with a married man is discovered by his very jealous wife.In the 1930's an aging film producer and his much younger wife live separate lives. Whenever a young starlet catches the husband's eye, he eventually manipulates her onto his casting couch. Natica Jackson (Michelle Pfeiffer) is a Hollywood star who is far from innocent, but she finds herself falling in love with a married man who has several children.