How, following the disappearance of his father, he grew up a lonely child with his overanxious mother and the chambermaid who lived with them. 

For Porcelain, director Wouter Van Looy has brought together a number of artists who each make a dazzling contribution to his intriguing scenic interpretation of Paul Verrept's story, each from their own discipline. Freija Van Esbroeck and Paul Delissen have provided Porcelain with fascinating animated films and Jan Van Outryve wrote the stirring music.