The abduction of beautiful Helen, wife of Spartan King Menelaus, by Paris of Troy triggers a long war.
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Complete series cast summary:
Emilia Fox ...  Cassandra, Princess of Troy 2 episodes, 2003
James Callis ...  Menelaus / ... 2 episodes, 2003
Daniel Lapaine ...  Hector 2 episodes, 2003
Nigel Whitmey Nigel Whitmey ...  Odysseus 2 episodes, 2003
Stellan Skarsgård ...  Theseus 2 episodes, 2003
Joe Montana ...  Achilles 2 episodes, 2003
Katie Blake Katie Blake ...  Clytemnestra 2 episodes, 2003
Craig Kelly ...  Pollux 2 episodes, 2003
Manuel Cauchi ...  Paris' Father 2 episodes, 2003
Kristina Paris Kristina Paris ...  Iphigenia 2 episodes, 2003
Mat Fraser ...  Calchas 2 episodes, 2003
Maryam d'Abo ...  Queen Hecuba 2 episodes, 2003
Sienna Guillory ...  Helen 2 episodes, 2003
Matthew Marsden ...  Paris 2 episodes, 2003
John Rhys-Davies ...  King Priam of Troy 2 episodes, 2003
Rufus Sewell ...  Agamemnon 2 episodes, 2003
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The abduction of beautiful Helen, wife of Spartan King Menelaus, by Paris of Troy triggers a long war.

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20 April 2003 (USA) See more »

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Helena de Troya See more »

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Greece See more »

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Fuel Entertainment See more »
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When Clytemnestra kills Agamemnon in the swimming pool, her modern style bra and underwear are clearly visible through her wet clothes. Such undergarments were not available during the time of Helen of Troy. See more »

Quotes

Agammemnon: [to Menelaus] You are a smudge on history's ledger, but you are my brother.
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Version of The Trojan Horse (1961) See more »

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Big mistake to watch this one.
21 April 2003 | by nittany89See all my reviews

I watched the first part, and couldn't bear to watch part 2. The main question in my mind was: Did the people who made this movie even read the story of Helen, Paris, and the Trojan War? It seemed that they didn't. The acting is mediocre, but the sets are good. The storm at sea near the end of part 1 was contrived. A sailor is washed overboard, but I could have sworn he jumped. Probably because he realized what a dud this film is.


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