Alex, a renowned choreographer, struggles to complete a new work while grieving for his former lead dancer, and lover, Nicole. Though haunted by memories from the past, Alex's inner conflict reveals an obsession that may be the source of his artistic inspiration and his desperate pursuit of an illusive muse.
Fading Nocturne is a dramatic short depicting a ballet choreographer's professional and personal breakdown. Inspired by Cassavetes' "Opening Night," Scorsese's "Life Lessons," and the life of George Balanchine, the film explores an artist's search for creative inspiration while attempting to overcome crippling grief. The lines between art and life are blurred as one feeds the other-regardless of the consequences.
Pervolia International Film Festival, Goldensun Short Film Festival, Wine Country Film Festival, L.A. Cinefest