1748 - Venice in winter. A few minutes after their wedding ceremony, Rosanna's husband, a rich eighty-year-old Venetian, dies. The Venetian Republic's investigators are obsessed by a single idea : the enormous fortune that Rosanna has just inherited must remain in Venice and cannot be allowed to fall into foreign hands. The race is on ! On the investigators' orders, the strange Antonietta, Rosanna's new servant, is charged with informing and guiding her mistress among her suitors...
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"(...) The film, inspired by Goldoni's "The Crafty Widow", is a charming comedy, shot on location and in period costume, with the sole aim of entertaining. No self-proclaimed genius offers us a fresh interpretation of Goldoni's work by showing its "modernity" and using this to analyse today's problem. Miracolo !"
(Eric Alexandre - Le Figaro Magazine)