- 1 hr 30 min
Nina is a poor, mentally ill woman who is also an alcoholic. Nina is forced to go to a psychiatric hospital after she threatens a lawyer with a gun. Nina hires an assistant, Clifton, while at the hospital to travel with her to France. In France, Nina begins to drink excessively and stops taking her medication. Nina mistreats Clifton in many ways, and he decides to leave and go back to America. After having a biopsy performed, Nina receives the news that she has cancer and is required to go through treatment. In America Nina locates Clifton and requests him to be her manager. Clifton is unsure about the job at first but he decides to work for Nina again. Clifton begins his new job, but finds himself running into dead ends. After many attempts of getting Nina a "gig", his work finally pays off and Nina gives an extraordinary performance.