De Serpentis Munere
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.
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...