Pierre is increasingly unable to cope with his loneliness. He stays holed up at home, the only place where he suffers less. He has writer's block and he waits for inspiration. One day, he pulls himself together to attend a lunch appointment but his friend does not show up. Soon after, he learns of his sudden death. Pierre falls apart and withdraws. Finally, he is able to pull himself together to see people again. And with the help of a gigolo, he is able to live out his fantasies.