A young lawyer Dorant enters the service of the rich widow of Araminta - he is poor, but handsome and determined to win the woman’s heart. Uncle Dorant, unaware of the wishes of the young man, wants to marry him to a business companion Marton. And the mother of Araminta dreams of marrying her daughter as an aristocrat. What drives heroes - self-interest or sincere feelings? And can love unravel the tangle of awkward misunderstandings, ridiculous confusion and false confessions? ..