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|Desc||Faye Dunaway's Oscar (for "Network") in front of "The morning after " (photograph by Terry O'Neill capturing Dunaway with her newly won Oscar)|
|Usage||Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0|
1990 film by Volker Schlöndorff
The Handmaid's Tale
|Released||1990 (32 years, 4 months ago)|
|Genre||science fiction film, post-apocalyptic film, film adaptation, drama film and LGBT-related film|
|Country of origin||Germany and United States of America|
About The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid's Tale, based on the novel by Margaret Atwood, is a chilling and thought-provoking film that explores a dystopian future where women are stripped of their rights and forced into sexual servitude. Directed by Volker Schlöndorff and starring Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, and Robert Duvall, the film is a haunting portrayal of a society where women are reduced to their reproductive abilities and treated as nothing more than objects.
Richardson delivers a powerful performance as Offred, a handmaid who is forced to bear children for her wealthy male owner. Dunaway is equally impressive as Serena Joy, a former feminist who has become a supporter of the oppressive regime. Duvall is also excellent as the Commander, a high-ranking official who takes an interest in Offred.
The film is a stark reminder of the dangers of totalitarianism and the importance of fighting for women's rights. It is a cautionary tale that remains relevant today, as women continue to fight for equality and autonomy.
While the film received mixed reviews upon its release, it has since gained a cult following and is considered a classic of the dystopian genre. Its themes of oppression, resistance, and the power of language continue to resonate with audiences today.
Overall, The Handmaid's Tale is a haunting and powerful film that is not to be missed. Its message is as relevant today as it was when it was first released, and it serves as a reminder of the importance of fighting for women's rights and freedoms.
- Ebert, R. (1990, March 16). The Handmaid's Tale. RogerEbert.com. https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/the-handmaids-tale-1990
- Maslin, J. (1990, March 9). Review/Film; A Future of Oppression, With Women as Servants. The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/1990/03/09/movies/review-film-a-future-of-oppression-with-women-as-servants.html
Cast and crew
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