The Odyssey (1997)

Director
Andrei Konchalovsky

Main cast
Armand Assante; Greta Scacchi; Isabella Rossellini; Bernadette Peters; Eric Roberts

Genres
Action, Family, Fantasy

Description
This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with exotic Maltese and Turkish locations, state-of-the-art special effects, and many bronzed muscles gleaming with sweat--chronicles the voyage home of a Trojan hero, Odysseus, and includes many more scenes of his faithful, beautiful wife dodging leering suitors at home than Homer ever composed.


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