ProteusMaterial type: TextPublication details: San Francisco, CA Strand Releasing Home Video 2004Description: 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inSubject(s): LOC classification:
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Special features: Radio interview with Jack Lewis and John Greyson with Celluloid Dreams host, Tim Sika ; original theatrical trailer.
In English, Afrikaans and Dutch with English subtitles.
A fact-based interracial gay love story of two men incarcerated in the infamous South African Robin Island prison in the 18th century. Claas Blank, a Koi herder was unjustly imprisoned for stealing cattle. Rijkhaart Jacobsz, a withdrawn Dutch sailor, was imprisoned for the crime of homosexuality. The two were placed on trial for sodomy and the film is based partly on court transcipts from the time.