Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper reunite for their third film together following The Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle.

George Pemberton (Cooper) is proprietor of a large timber empire, who has recently married a young beautiful woman called Serena (Lawrence). Together they ruthlessly oversee the business, but the strength of their union begins to falter when it is discovered that Serena cannot bear children, and that George has an illegitimate child, Serena begins to mentally unravel, and soon life for the Pembertons is spinning out of control.