The Odyssey (1997– )
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This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with 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 King of Ithaca, and includes many more scenes of his faithful, beautiful wife Penelope dodging leering suitors at home than Homer ever composed!
Armand Assante stars in this adaptation of Homer's timeless epic. The warrior king Odysseus leaves his idyllic life in the kingdom of Ithaca to fight in the Trojan War. After winning the war, he now must endure a lengthy, ten-year journey to return and, with all his wits, Odysseus must overcome deadly monsters, powerful forces of nature, seductive enchantresses and even journey into the bowels of the Underworld itself.
In this adaptation of Homer's timeless epic, Armand Asante stars as Odysseus, the warrior king of the mythical island of Ithaca, who must endure a decade long quest to reach home after the Trojan war, overcoming savage monsters, powerful forces of nature and seductive nymphs, and he must outsmart them all, with all the guile and intellect he can muster.
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