Director: John Greyson, Jack Lewis Cast: Rouxnet Brown, Shaun Smyth

DVD (Wide Screen / Uncensored / Subtitled)

Product Details

Release Date: 12/07/2004
UPC: 0712267240722
Original Release: 2003
Rating: NR
Source: Strand Home Video
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:37:00

Special Features

Radio interview with Jack Lewis & John Greyson with Celluloid Dreams, host, Tim Sika; Original theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Rouxnet Brown Claas Blank
Shaun Smyth Virgil Niven
Neil Sandilands Rijkhaart Jacobsz
Kristen Thomson Kate Niven

Technical Credits
John Greyson Director,Screenwriter
Jack Lewis Director,Original Story,Screenwriter
Giulio Biccari Cinematographer
Tattersall Casablanca Sound/Sound Designer
Dianna Cilliers Costumes/Costume Designer
Tom Hannam Production Designer
Roslyn Kalloo Editor
Anita Lee Producer
Steven Markovitz Producer
Janet Meintjies Casting
Don Pyle Score Composer
Eugene Taylor Set Decoration/Design
Platon Trakoshis Asst. Director,Producer
Tiaan Van Tonder Art Director
Andrew Zealley Score Composer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Opening Sequence [4:46]
2. 1725 [9:17]
3. The Ideal Garden [7:50]
4. The Legend of Sugarbush [8:41]
5. Species of Man [9:24]
6. Mr. Niven [10:13]
7. 5 Years Later [7:13]
8. Abominable Act [6:17]
9. Job Offer [7:41]
10. Caught in the Act [8:22]
11. Final Judgement [17:46]
12. End Credits [5:23]

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Proteus 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Proteus is set in 1735 on a prison island off the coast of South Africa. Two prisoners, one Dutch the other Hottentot, are attracted to one another first physically and then emotionally. The director John Greyson attempts to argue that this kind of love affair transcends time and place. In spite of its 18th century time frame, there is a truck, 1960s style manual typewriters, and occasionally modern dress. The photography is splendid, and the story line compelling. If you expect to see homoerotic lovemaking, this is not the movie. The love scenes are the weakest part of the movie.