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Title The Handmaid's Tale (Movie 1990) / Director: Schlondorff, Volker
Published Australia : SBS VICELAND [broadcaster], 2019 May 30 at 22:25:00
[Place of production not identified] : [Production company not identified], 1990
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Description 1 streaming video file (1 hr. 44 min. 3 sec.) ; 604280756 bytes
Summary Following a coup, America is a country still at war with itself and ruled by a repressive Bible-inspired regime. Past pollution means only one percent of women can bear children, and female criminals found to be potential mothers are put into an institution run by 'Aunt Lydia' to be indoctrinated. One such is Kate, who then seduces Fred, a higher-up in the security forces, to attempt to procreate. Fred's wife Serena is jealous and vicious, and the State's grip seems to be tightening. But Kate still has her own mind, and is finding that some other people are prepared to resist
Notes Classification MA ACMA
Subject Infertility -- Psychological aspects.
Man-woman relationships in motion pictures.
Misogyny.
Slaves -- Social conditions.
Women -- Attitudes.
Atwood, Margaret, 1939-.
United States.
Germany.
Genre/Form Drama
Form Streaming video
Author Schlondorff, Volker, director
Baker, Blanche, actor
Bullock, Gary, actor
Doby, Kathryn, actor
Dunaway, Faye, actor
Hartpeng, Lucia, actor
Ibsen Riley, Karma, actor
Lind, Traci, actor
McGovern, Elizabeth, actor
McIntyre, Lucile, actor
Quinn, Aidan, actor
Richardson, Natasha, actor
Schone, Reiner, actor
Tennant, Victoria, actor
Wilson, Zoey, actor