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American Odyssey 

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Three families are torn apart when a stranded female soldier, a disillusioned corporate attorney and a disrespected political activist are pulled into the same shocking international military conspiracy.
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Series cast summary:
Anna Friel ...  Odelle Ballard 13 episodes, 2015
Peter Facinelli ...  Peter Decker 13 episodes, 2015
Jake Robinson ...  Harrison Walters 13 episodes, 2015
Omar Ghazaoui ...  Aslam 13 episodes, 2015
Nate Mooney ...  Bob Offer 13 episodes, 2015
Daniella Pineda ...  Ruby Simms 13 episodes, 2015
Jim True-Frost ...  Ron Ballard 11 episodes, 2015
Sadie Sink ...  Suzanne Ballard 11 episodes, 2015
Treat Williams ...  Colonel Stephen Glen 10 episodes, 2015
Darren Goldstein ...  Joe Abrams 10 episodes, 2015
Grégory Fitoussi ...  Luc Girard 10 episodes, 2015
Elena Kampouris ...  Maya Decker 9 episodes, 2015
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje ...  Frank Majors 9 episodes, 2015
Orla Brady ...  Sofia Tsaldari 9 episodes, 2015
Sarah Wynter ...  Sarah Decker 9 episodes, 2015
Jay O. Sanders ...  Alex 8 episodes, 2015
Jayne Houdyshell ...  Rose Offer 8 episodes, 2015
Tala Ashe ...  Anna Stone 7 episodes, 2015
Yousef 'Joe' Sweid ...  Shakir Khan 7 episodes, 2015
Sherman Augustus ...  Frank MacDonald 6 episodes, 2015
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Three families are torn apart when a stranded female soldier, a disillusioned corporate attorney and a disrespected political activist are pulled into the same shocking international military conspiracy.

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The world thinks she's dead. The truth will change everything. See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 2015 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Colonel Glen mentions in a phone conversation with Odelle (while she is in the CIA safe house in Bamako) that he was in the waiting room with her father when she was born on July 12, 1976. This is Anna Friel's (Odelle) real date of birth. See more »

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It entertained me
6 March 2016 | by afortioramaSee all my reviews

The biggest problem of this show is that most of the characters are too trustworthy to the point of stupidity or just too plain stupid. In particular the activists who one could really nickname dumber&dumber, but also the corporate lawyer. Then again most people would probably behave the same.

Said that I really liked all the part in Africa involving Odelle, the main character, the diversity of characters albeit some unbelievable, like the publicly transgender uncle, their relationships and the fact that they spoke a mixture of English, French and Arabic. I quite liked also the way it ends, though that was meant to be only a mid-season finale and not a series finale.


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