White Snake


Mood illustrations and storyboard for a Chinese opera by director Chen Shi-Zheng. The Legend of the White Snake, also known as Madame White Snake, is a Chinese legend which existed in oral tradition long before any written compilation. It has since been presented in a number of major Chinese operas, films and television series. "An animal may become a human. A human may become a god. Just so, a snake may become a woman."