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Handmaid's tale, the: Season 1

Contributor(s): Miller, Bruce (Producer) [cre] | Moss, Elisabeth, 1982- [act, tlp] | Atwood, Margaret, 1939- [tlp] | Strahovski, Yvonne, 1982- [act] | Fiennes, Joseph, 1970- [act] | Bledel, Alexis, 1981- [act] | Brewer, Madeline, 1992- [act] | Dowd, Ann [act] | Fagbenle, O-T, 1980- [act] | Minghella, Max, 1985- [act] | Wiley, Samira [act] | Daniel Wilson Productions [prn] | Littlefield Company [prn] | White Oak Pictures [prn] | MGM-TV [prn] | Hulu (Firm) [prn, brd] | Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc [pbl].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialSeries: Handmaid's tale Season 1.Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2018]Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 175 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscOther title: Handmaid's tale. Season One | Handmaid's tale. First season | Handmaid's tale. 1st season.Related works: Television picture adaptation of (work) : Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Handmaid's tale.Subject(s): Theocracy -- Drama | Misogyny -- Drama | Pregnancy -- Social aspects -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Infertility -- Drama | Dystopian plays | Man-woman relationships | Misogyny | Pregnancy -- Social aspects | TheocracyGenre/Form: Television adaptations. | Dystopian television programs. | Television series. | Fiction television programs. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Drama. | Dystopian television programs. | Television programs. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.45/75
Contents:
Offred -- Birth day -- Late -- Nolite te bastardes carborundorum -- Faithful -- A woman's place -- The other side -- Jezebels -- The bridge -- Night. Daniel Wilson Productions, Inc. ; The Littlefield Company ; White Oak Pictures ; MGM Television ; Hulu Originals ; producers, Margaret Atwood, Elisabeth Moss ; created by Bruce Miller.
Awards: 2018 Golden Globe Award for best television series, drama.Cast: Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Joseph Fiennes, Alexis Bledel, Madeline Brewer, Ann Dowd, O.T. Fagbenle, Max Minghella, Samira Wiley.Summary: A religion-based autocracy has taken over most of the United States, renaming the country Gilead. In this country women are second-class citizens. Anyone trying to escape is punished. One such person is June, who is captured while trying to escape with her husband and child and is sentenced to be a handmaid, bearing children for childless government officials. As a handmaid, June is renamed Offred. This is her story.
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791.45/75 (Browse shelf) Checked out 3 Disks 11/29/2018 066981

Discs 3

Based on Margaret Atwood's award-winning, best-selling novel.

Originally made available for online streaming by Hulu in 2017.

Wide screen (1.78:1).

Special features: Script to screen; Hope in Gilead.

Disc 1: Offred -- Birth day -- Late -- Nolite te bastardes carborundorum -- Disc 2: Faithful -- A woman's place -- The other side -- Jezebels -- Disc 3: The bridge -- Night. Daniel Wilson Productions, Inc. ; The Littlefield Company ; White Oak Pictures ; MGM Television ; Hulu Originals ; producers, Margaret Atwood, Elisabeth Moss ; created by Bruce Miller.

Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Joseph Fiennes, Alexis Bledel, Madeline Brewer, Ann Dowd, O.T. Fagbenle, Max Minghella, Samira Wiley.

A religion-based autocracy has taken over most of the United States, renaming the country Gilead. In this country women are second-class citizens. Anyone trying to escape is punished. One such person is June, who is captured while trying to escape with her husband and child and is sentenced to be a handmaid, bearing children for childless government officials. As a handmaid, June is renamed Offred. This is her story.

TV rating: TV-MA.

DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.

In English; Spanish and French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); closed-captioned.

2018 Golden Globe Award for best television series, drama.

Title from disc surface.

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