The classic 1980’s science fiction
series Artemis ’81 arrives on DVD which revolves around Gideon
Harlax who becomes inspired by the theft of a pagan statute from a
As he commences his novel, he travels
to various destinations in search of answers and one day aboard the
North Sea Ferry, he meets three men with whom two may be angels.
With elements of mysticism, science
fiction and drama, Artemis ’81 is an insightful series that has some
great acting performances by Hywel Bennett, Dinah Stabb, Dan
OHerlihy, Ian Redford, Margaret Whiting, Seville Delofski, Roland
Curram, Daniel Day-Lewis & Sting.
All the characters in the series are
quite immersive, each with their own hidden agendas as they all
become embroiled into a much larger plot. Consider Artemis ’81 as a
science fiction thriller and if both these elements appeal to you,
than this may be the series for you.