Proteus

"Bad"

Proteus Review


What, Romeo and Juliet weren't star-crossed enough for you? Here's the story of two lovers living in South Africa during the 1700s. One is a Dutch sailor, the other is a black convict. Both are men. What could possibly go wrong? Shot on cheap video and with a half-assed attention to period detail, this is a "film" meant only to shock with its absurdly over-the-top obstacles. Any thoughts of "educating" a modern audience about prejudice are hopelessly lost amid the ridiculous setting and bad production values.


Facts and Figures

Run time: 97 mins

In Theaters: Tuesday 23rd July 1996

Distributed by: Trimark

Production compaines: Metrodome Films, Wonderful Films PLC

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 1.5 / 5

IMDB: 3.5 / 10

Cast & Crew

Starring: as Alex, Toni Barry as Linda, William Marsh as Mark, Jennifer Calvert as Christine, Ricco Ross as Buckley, Jordan Page as Dr. Carol Soames, Nigel Pegram as Dr. Shelley, Johnie Chase as Brinkstone's Chinese Guard, as Brinkstone's Chopper Pilot, Neil Finnighan as Brinkstone's Armed Guard, Tom Lucy as Brinkstone's Armed Guard, Billy Davey as Brinkstone's Armed Guard, Lance Peters as Brinkstone's Armed Guard, as Leonard Brinkstone

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