“Star Odyssey” is an Italian film directed by Alfonso Brescia. The film is also known as “Space Odyssey”, “Metallica” and “Captive Planet”. It´s an Italian science fiction movie produced in the wake of “Star Wars” by Italian director Alfonso Brescia (under the pseudonym Al Bradley), the film takes place on Earth (now renamed “Sol 3”) in the year 2312. The planet is sold to an evil despot named Kress, who soon flys to “Sol 3” to start gathering humanoid slaves to sell to his evil counterparts. Defending “Sol 3” against the new owner is the kindly Professor Maury and his ragtag band of human and robot friends. Maury and his defenders sets out to reclaim the planet from Kress and his cyborg army. Familiar faces include Gianni Garko, Malisa Longo, and Chris Avram, veterans of numerous European thrillers.