The Odyssey

(1997)

Overview

The Odyssey is a 1997 American fantasy–adventure television miniseries and Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe-nominated. Directed by Andrei Konchalovsky, the miniseries aired in two-parts beginning on May 18, 1997 on NBC. The series later won the award for "Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Special". The series is based on the ancient Greek epic poem, The Odyssey, which is usually attributed to Homer. It was filmed in Malta and Turkey, as well as many other places around the Mediterranean, where the story takes place, plus parts of England. The international all-star cast includes Armand Assante, Greta Scacchi, Irene Pappas, Isabella Rossellini, Bernadette Peters, Christopher Lee, and Vanessa L. Williams.

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  1. Armand Assante

    Armand Assante

    Odysseus

  2. Greta Scacchi

    Greta Scacchi

    Penelope

  3. Isabella Rossellini

    Isabella Rossellini

    Athena

  4. Bernadette Peters

    Bernadette Peters

    Circe

  5. Eric Roberts

    Eric Roberts

    Eurymachus

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The Odyssey

Miniseries

1997 | 2 Episodes

Season 1 of The Odyssey premiered on May 17, 1997.

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Type Scripted

Original Language English

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