Zelda Sayre yearns to break free from the monotony of Montgomery. She sees her chance when she meets a young soldier named Scott Fitzgerald.
As Scott pursues Zelda in Montgomery, she must decide what she can sacrifice to be with him.
Despite living worlds apart, Scott and Zelda grow closer. Zelda tries to decide if she loves him enough to uproot her whole life.
Zelda arrives in NYC to marry Scott. They celebrate their new life with all his Big City friends.
Zelda changes her look and finds her new identity as she tries to fit in with her new high-life in New York City.
Zelda flirts with Hollywood when she does a screen test for a big director.
Scott and Zelda go to Princeton for a reunion filled with emotion.
Scott and Zelda get away to a Westport vacation house so Scott can write. They have New York friends over for a party.
Scott and Zelda work through rising marital tensions at their Westport house.
Scott and Zelda take a road trip back to Montgomery in an attempt to mend their marriage.
Z: The Beginning of Everything, starring Christina Ricci, tells the story of icon Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald - and follows her life and passionate, yet turbulent relationship with husband, F. Scott Fitzgerald, during the roaring 1920's Jazz Age.