The Odyssey

The Odyssey (1997)

  • Genre: Action & Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
  • Creator: Andrei Konchalovsky
  • First Air Date: 1997-05-17
  • Last Air Date: 1997-05-18
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 2
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 176 min.
  • Language: e
  • Production Company: American Zoetrope
  • Production Country: Germany, Italy, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Networks: NBC, CTV
  • Director:
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In this adaptation of Homer's timeless epic, Armand Assante 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.

  • Keywords: epic, underworld, seduction, mythology, greek mythology, battlefield, miniseries, violence, gods, ancient greece, voyage, the odyssey, mythical
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    The Odyssey Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1997-05-17
    2 Episodes

    The Odyssey Episodes

    Season 1 Episode 1
    Episode 1
    Air Date:
    Duration: 100 min
    Season 1 Episode 2
    Episode 2
    Air Date:
    Duration: 100 min
    • Armand Assante

      as Odysseus
    • Greta Scacchi

      as Penelope
    • Isabella Rossellini

      as Athena
    • Bernadette Peters

      as Circe
    • Eric Roberts

      as Eurymachus
    • Irene Papas

      as Anticleia
    • Jeroen Krabbé

      as King Alcinous
    • Geraldine Chaplin

      as Eurycleia
    • Christopher Lee

      as Tiresias
    • Vanessa Williams

      as Calypso
    • Nicholas Clay

      as Menelaus
    • Adoni Anastassopoulos

      as Perimedes
    • Paloma Baeza

      as Melanthe
    • Ron Cook

      as Eurybates
    • Reid Asato

      as Cyclops
    • Josh Maguire

      as Young Telemachus
    • Roger Ashton-Griffiths

      as Polites
    • Miles Anderson

      as Poseidon
    Production Dyson Lovell Producer
    Directing Andrei Konchalovsky Director
    Production Francis Ford Coppola Executive Producer
    Production Fred Fuchs Executive Producer
    Production Robert Halmi Sr. Executive Producer
    Production Nicholas Meyer Executive Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Charles Knode Costume Design
    Art Roger Hall Production Design
    Art Karen Brookes Set Decoration
    Art John King Supervising Art Director
    Sound Eduard Artemiev Original Music Composer
    Writing Homer Original Story
    Writing Andrei Konchalovsky Teleplay
    Writing Chris Solimine Teleplay
    Production Chris Thompson Line Producer
    Camera Sergey Kozlov Director of Photography
    Editing Michael Ellis Editor