The Discovery of Heaven is based on the novel written by Harry Mulisch.
God wants to terminate the contract with the humans. God wants the stone tablets back with the ten commandments and after that the humans are on their own. But who can retrieve the stone tablets and bring them back to heaven? God forbids the angels to do it, so they need the assistance of someone on earth. It is quite a task for the appointed angels to arrange everything without anyone noticing their scheming. They arrange that Onno, Max and Ada become close friends. Ada becomes pregmnant without knowing whether Onno or Max is the father. A little baby boy is born, Quinten. He grows up with exceptional talents and interests. As a teenager he experiences many adventures, all of them ultimately lead to the Discovery of Heaven.