The Handmaid's Tale

  • 1990
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

Director Volker Schlondorff and screenwriter Harold Pinter have adapted Margaret Atwood's much-admired feminist novel about the status of women in the not-so-distant future with little subtlety. Heavy-handed and literal-minded, THE HANDMAID'S TALE spins serious themes all over the screen without managing to create engrossing drama from them. As the film...read more

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02:14 — Effective post-apocalyptic tale of one of the last fertile women on earth who becomes the property of a wealthy couple who want her to carry their chi (more…)

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  • Released: 1990
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Director Volker Schlondorff and screenwriter Harold Pinter have adapted Margaret Atwood's much-admired feminist novel about the status of women in the not-so-distant future with little subtlety. Heavy-handed and literal-minded, THE HANDMAID'S TALE spins se… (more)

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