Lucia has always been in love with her best friend's boyfriend, Paolo. When they announce the engagement, she pays a poor and spunky actor and transforms him into the perfect man in order to seduce her friend and break the engagement, but things don't go exactly in the way she wanted... In the latest years a lot of Italian director tried to make decent comedies but no one succeed. It took Marco Ponti's script and Luca Lucini's fresh directing to have finally something good. The story is not that original, but the dialogs are funny and fresh, the acting in very good and finally Milan is not seen as the the big city where everybody always run to arrive in time.