Popolo, the world greatest ex-magician! You bet! He just lost the legs of Amabilé, his beautiful assistant, during the Halved Girl Show! He promised to offer her vacations at the sea to comfort her. It’s all well, but now that he’s jobless, he’s gonna have to mug for the employment agency, like everybody! The famous french writer Daniel Pennac said about the film : "When i was a child, i wanted to be a princess, but i saw Life Without Tricks and i change my mind a bit about it."