An old florist reminisces on her life. She has always been very generous to the people around her, but will the generosity ever be returned? Will she ever receive flowers herself?
When stuttering Stef (17) decides to tell his grandmother about his studies at her birthday party, his family stop him from speaking, as they always do. But this time Stef refuses to remain silent.
One day, all the shy people drop dead - at the same time, all of a sudden. THE FUNERAL OF THE SHY shows how a small town organizes a ceremony for its deceased residents.
The story of Marcus, a one-time child prodigy who, after a nervous breakdown, gets lured back into the world of his old friends: eight idiots of grandeur who think it is their time to conquer the world.
The discovery of a dead body forces two industrial painters working in the Rotterdam harbour to reflect on their situation.