Tepid and perfunctory, IN THE EYE OF THE SNAKE is a defanged thriller that wastes some capable performers and attractive locations.
Marc (Jason Cairns) has been obsessed with snakes ever since he was a young boy growing up in Africa; a decade or so later, he works in the reptile department of a museum in Geneva, where he lives with his mother, Claire (Lois Chiles). At a party, he encounters newly arrived Professor Baldwin
(Malcolm McDowell), a herpetologist he'd once met in Africa, and Baldwin's pretty young assistant Malika (Sydney Penny). Despite being warned that the two have more than a professional relationship, and that Baldwin has some sort of strange h...