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The Odyssey / Hallmark Entertainment in association with American Zoetrope ; produced by Dyson Lovell ; teleplay by Andrei Konchalovsky & Chris Solimine ; directed by Andrei Konchalovsky.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library DVD ODY 000103684 Video Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (3 hr. ; 4 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Los Angeles, California] : Sonar Entertainment Distribution, LLC, 2001.
  • Distributor: [Place of distribution not identified] : Mill Creek Entertainment, LLC, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the epic poem by Homer. Divided in two parts of approximately 1 hour and 32 minutes each.
Videodisc release of the 1997 television broadcast.
Layout and packaging design 2015.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Sergei Kozlov; editor, Michael Ellis; music, Edward Artemyev.
Participant or Performer Note:
Armand Assante, Greta Scacchi, Geraldine Chaplin, Jeroen Krabbe, Christopher Lee, Irene Papas, Bernadette Peters, Eric Roberts, Isabella Rossellini, Vanessa Williams.
Summary, etc.:
"Homer's classic epic poem about the hero, Odysseus, and his travels home after the infamous ten year battle of Troy, is brought to the screen. The gods seize the opportunity to make Odysseus and his crew the pawns in their games, forcing Odysseus to take unbelievable detours that add years to his journey home. These detours throw him into conflict with great mythological creatures like Circe, the Cyclops, and Poseidon, and ultimately bring him to Hades himself. Meanwhile, Odysseus' wife, Penelope, worries that her husband is dead and is forced to fight off suitors who want to claim his kingdom. Through all of this Odysseus must keep faith and fight to find his way back home, with only the aid of the goddess Athena."--IMDb.
Target Audience Note:
MPPA rating: PG-13. For violent sequences and some sensuality.
Original Version Note:
Originally released as a television program [United States?] : RHI Entertainment, c1997.
System Details Note:
DVD-R; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Subject: Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character) > Drama.
Athena (Greek deity) > Drama.
Athena (Greek deity)
Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character)
Trojan War.
Television programs > United States.
Trojan War > Drama.
Mythology, Greek > Drama.
Feature films.
Television mini-series.
Television adaptations.
Feature films.
Mythology, Greek.
Television adaptations.
Television mini-series.
Television programs.
United States.
Genre: Television adaptations.
Television mini-series.
Drama.
Television adaptations.
Television mini-series.