In Amsterdam, Lucia, a veiled courtesan, recognizes Casanova, her greatest and first love from 16 years before. They met in Italy, where her parents worked as servants. Leaving for Venice to become a diplomat, Casanova promises to marry her the following spring. Tragically, smallpox leaves her face deformed, and Lucia doesn’t want to ruin his career. Sixteen years later, Lucia realizes that it is her betrayal that is keeping him from truly loving anyone again. Without revealing her true identity, they become lovers once again. But Lucia’s troubled life has given her a deeper understanding of love than Casanova ever will.. Based on the international bestseller ‘In Lucia’s Eyes’ by Arthur Japin.