The Adder - A Snake in the Grass - Animal Tales of Today
Numerous myths and stories are told about the snake around the world. The film explores the attitudes of various cultures towards reptiles through their art: e.g. The Last Judgement by Michelangelo; Ceberus, the guardian of hell; the metamorphosis of an African medicine man into a snake. The attitude of Islam towards the snake is manifested in altering beliefs that the snake was created to torment the unbelievers but also to save the lives of the faithful.