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The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid's Tale
Actors: Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth McGovern, Victoria Tennant
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy
R     2001     1hr 48min

Set in a time when a buildup of toxic chemicals has made most people sterile, Volker Schlondorff's film offers a disturbing view of a society under martial law in which fertile women are captured and made into handmaids to...  more »


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Actors: Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth McGovern, Victoria Tennant
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Futuristic
Studio: MGM (Video & DVD)
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen,Anamorphic - Closed-captioned,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 12/11/2001
Original Release Date: 03/09/1990
Theatrical Release Date: 03/09/1990
Release Year: 2001
Run Time: 1hr 48min
Screens: Color,Widescreen,Anamorphic
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 46
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French

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Movie Reviews

couchbum | California USA | 03/21/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This movie is scary. This could happen if the religious right gets a hold of this country more than it has now. This movie also reminds me of the quiverfull life style. Just scary. Don't kid yourself if you think this can't happen. I'm going to have nightmares tonight. I may also sleep with my lights on.

The movie has a surprising but great ending."
robert campbell | nice, ca United States | 11/24/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is a excellent film, with a outstanding cast. I was hooked when I first saw it. Victoria Tennant was chilling, Faye Dunaway and Robert Duval, were perfectly suited for one another! Natasha Richardson was such a natural for this movie, but, my favorite was Maureen McGovern, so beautiful, and as always, shows her tremendous acting abilities, I personally think that she should have received an oscar nomination. I see that this dvd has been discontinued, purchase your copy now before the prices go too high. This movie will be a excellent addition to your dvd collection."
Well done
socochan | 09/23/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I received the DVD 9/14/09, the top edge of DVD box was damaged, but that was all. I applaud your patience in sending me the product after my mistake in address. Thank you and I would definitely order from them again."
Excellent Movie!!
Makara | Florence, CO USA | 05/03/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This movie is definitely prophetic. I find its plot to be very probable. As a woman, this was an eye opener. Great movie!"