Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision

  • January 1, 2004
  • 97 min
  • Documentary, Animation, History

The animated documentary Proteus explores the nineteenth century's engagement with the undersea world through science, technology, painting, poetry and myth. The central figure of the film is biologist and artist Ernst Haeckel, who found in the depths of the sea an ecstatic and visionary fusion of science and art.

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