After first seeing each other through visions, the beautiful Helen (Guillory) and a shepherd turned Trojan prince, Paris (Marsden), were intrigued by what they saw. Unhappily married to Menelaus (Callis), King of Sparta, Helen fell deeply in love with the young prince and the two of them ran off to Troy where Paris
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD exhibits a picture with a nicely detailed picture with a period-appropriate soft, smooth appearance. Contrast and shadow delineation are well-balanced. Colors can be quite natural, with satisfying fleshtones, pleasing saturation, and deep blacks. There is little in the way of edge enhancement, with only a few scenes exhibiting bothersome amounts of the distraction, but a fine detail breakup caused by smearing and pixelization is sometimes apparent. (Suzanne Hodges)
The 5.1 soundtracks sound rather remarkable, considering that they were originally produced for television. There
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