Studios
23 March 2019

The Serpent's Gift

see also

official site

original title:

DE SERPENTIS MUNERE

directed by:

cast:

Guglielmo Scilla, Benjamin Stender, Valentina Reggio, Joe Marino, Piero Maggiò, Alexandra Dinu, Alessandro Dieli, Alex Elton, Innocenzo Cancemi, Fiorenzo Lopresti

screenplay:

cinematography:

country:

Italy

year:

2019

film run:

81'

format:

colour

status:

Ready (18/01/2019)

The prohibited book De Serpentis Munere. Alchemical formulae able to change male DNA in female. Mysterious radioactive water gushing under St.Peters. A young biologist and a Vatican priest in search of the truth.

DIRECTOR'S NOTES:
The film focuses on the clash between science and faith embodied in a molecular biologist and a Vatican theologian. But the real protagonist that emerges from the San Pietro basement in all her innocent nakedness is the primordial force of woman, true origin of the human genre for millennia usurped by macho and paternalistic myths like that of Adam...