Proteus (2004)

Proteus

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A recreation of the decade-long love affair in the 18th century in a Cape Town penal colony on Robin Island. The two lovers were a Dutch sailor imprisoned there for sodomy and a young Khoi herder. The Khoi were part of the Hottentot tribal group and as such were the untouchables of that time. The two were placed on trial and this love affair and the legal battles are the grist of Greyson and Lewis' film based partly on court transcripts from the time. In South Africa, during the 1700s, sodomy … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Gay & Lesbian
Directed By: ,
Written By: John Greyson, Jack Lewis
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On DVD: Dec 7, 2004
Runtime:
Strand Releasing - Official Site

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Cast


as Claas Blank

as Rijkhaart Jacobsz

as Virgil Niven

as Lourens

as Governor

as Nama Prisoner

as Claas (age 10)

as Claas's Grandfather

as Niven's Wife

as Niven's Daughter

as Munster

as De Mepsche
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