By Odysseus, Ulysses, or any other name, Armand Assante is a hero to be reckoned with in this lavish miniseries based on the epic poem by Homer. After their victory in the Trojan War, Ithacan king Odysseus and his men must undergo a danger-filled, 20-year journey home that leads them into encounters with the man-eating Cyclops Polyphemus, the bewitching Circe, and other perils. With Greta Scacchi, Isabella Rossellini, Vanessa L. Williams, Christopher Lee. 192 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.