Ballerina Lilly Jamison (Amy Ackler) is raising her sister's daughter (Sophia Lucia). Her niece turns out to be a ballet prodigy and is offered the lead in The Nutcracker. The director, Mark, (Sascha Radetsky) is Lilly's ex boyfriend.
Did You Know?
Although The Nutcracker is arguably the most famous ballet work in the world and its composer, Peter Tchaikovsky, is still considered the greatest ballet composer of all time, Tchaikovsky's name is nowhere to be found in the film's credits or even rates a mention anywhere in the film. See more