Proteus

The year is 1723, the Age of Enlightenment is in full swing and Europe's enthusiasm for scientific classification has extended all the way to the Dutch colonies of southernmost Africa. Scottish botanist Virgil Niven (Shaun Tyne) is toiling away on the Cape of Good Hope hoping to identify — and create a European market for — different varieties...read more

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  • Released: 2004
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: The year is 1723, the Age of Enlightenment is in full swing and Europe's enthusiasm for scientific classification has extended all the way to the Dutch colonies of southernmost Africa. Scottish botanist Virgil Niven (Shaun Tyne) is toiling away on the Cape… (more)

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