An endearing light comedy about a woman who spontaneously becomes a resident of Venice after her family left her behind. While enjoying the wonderful people she meets she achieves a new life and the first time independent of her family.
- Year: 2000
- Country: Belgium, Italy, Switzerland
- Genre: Comedy, Romance
- Studio: Istituto Luce Cinecittà, Monogatari, RAI Cinema, MEDIA Programme of the European Union, Amka Films
- Keyword: depression, dancing, suicide, mother, husband wife relationship, venice, italy, marriage crisis, self-discovery, freedom, amateur detective, married couple, mother role, oddball, tango, marriage, pescara, bus ride, accordion, florist, flower shop, plumbing supplier, roadhouse, family's daily life, mystic, mother-in-law, little boy, family holiday, hitchhike
- Director: Silvio Soldini
- Cast: Licia Maglietta, Bruno Ganz, Giuseppe Battiston, Antonio Catania, Marina Massironi, Felice Andreasi