Cast & Crew
John S Hendricks
Documentary exploring Homer's tale of the incredible journey of Odysseus, the Trojan war hero, back to his family and kingdom in Ithaca. Through clips from the movie "Ulysses," NASA footage of the disastrous Apollo 13 mission and interviews, the special relives Odysseus' extraordinary journey, links it to modern experience, and shows how the images and events portrayed in the story continue to resonate in literature, philosophy and the visual arts. The special also looks at archeologists on the island of Ithaca.