Sinbad is a thrilling, modern, magical reinvention of the famous legend from the Arabian Nights, starring Elliot Knight, Naveen Andrews, Orla Brady, Sophie Okonedo, Timothy Spall and Dougray Scott. On the run from his home town of Basra and under a curse from his grandmother for a killing that led to the death of his much-loved brother, the streetwise Sinbad finds himself cast out to sea. On board The Providence an intriguing band of travellers is thrown together, including taciturn Norwegian sailor Gunnar, the lithe and agile jewel-thief Rina, and haughty and aristocratic... Nala. Completing the ship's complement is the Cook, an odd-ball and eccentric character and the ship's cerebral doctor Anwar. Surviving a violent storm, both Sinbad and his fellow ship-mates are forced to band together to face their inner demons, hopes, loves and fears. Our flawed hero embarks on an epic and emotional quest to rid himself of the curse and to embrace his destiny... [show more]
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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play. On the run from his home town of Basra after the death of his brother, the reckless but charming Sinbad finds himself cast out to sea, cursed to never spend more than a day and night on land. On board The Providence, stowaway Sinbad teams up with an intriguing band of travellers, including aloof Norwegian sailor Gunnar, lithe and agile jewel-thief Rina, haughty and aristocratic Nala, the eccentric odd-ball Cook and the ship’s cerebral doctor, Anwar. A terrible storm ensues and both Sinbad and his fellow ship-mates find themselves thrown together on a spellbinding voyage of discovery. Encountering magic, menace, mystery and monsters - Sinbad embarks on an epic and emotional quest to rid himself of the curse and to embrace his destiny… Starring Elliot Knight, Naveen Andrews, Orla Brady, Elliot Cowan, Marama Corlett, Estella Daniels, Junix Inocian, Dimitri Leonidas, Janet Suzman, Tuppence Middleton. “FAMILY BLOCKBUSTER ADVENTURE” HEAT “WITH GREAT VISUAL EFFECTS… AN ADVENTURE THAT THE WHOLE FAMILY CAN ENJOY” TV TIMES EXTRAS The Magic of Sinbad The Magic of Malta The Magical Costumes of Sinbad
All twelve episodes from the first series of the TV action adventure following the swashbuckling exploits of Sinbad. In the city of Basra, after accidentally killing the son of the powerful Lord Akbari (Naveen Andrews), Sinbad's brother Jamil (Devon Anderson) is put to death as part of a blood debt. Cursed to spend no more than one night and day on dry land by his grandmother (Janet Suzman), Sinbad stows away onboard a vessel, the Providence, and soon embarks on perilous adventures accompanied by an odd mix of fellow passengers including Norse trader Gunnar (Elliot Cowan), thief Rina (Marama Corlett), wealthy African beauty Nala (Estella Daniels), ship's doctor Anwar (Dimitri Leonidas) and Cook (Junix Inocian). The episodes are: 'Pilot', 'Queen of the Water-Thieves', 'House of Games', 'Old Man of the Sea', 'Hunted', 'The Siren', 'Homecoming', 'Kuji', 'Eye of the Tiger', 'For Whom the Egg Shatters', 'Fiend or Friend?' and 'Land of the Dead'.