The handmaid's tale [videorecording] / HBO Video ; Cinecom Entertainment Group, Inc. ; produced by Daniel Wilson ; directed by Volker Schlöndorff.
- New York : HBO Video, c1990.
1 videocassette (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
- Atwood, Margaret, 1939 -- -Film adaptations.
- Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Science fiction films.
- Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
- System Details:
- VHS; stereo; Dolby surround.
- Set in the near future, the handmaids of the title are women who can still bear children after the ravages of war caused wide spread sterility. One of the handmaids, Kate, is caught trying to escape the republic of Gilead and sent to the prison-like training center. She is sent from there to the home of the commander to bear his child, but revolutionary forces have other plans for her!
- Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth McGovern, Victoria Tennant, Robert Duvall.
- Director of photography, Igor Luther; ; screenplay, Harold Pinter; film editor, David Ray; music, Ryuichi Sakamoto.
- Based on the novel by Margaret Atwood.
Videocassette release of the 1990 motion picture.
- Schlöndorff, Volker. , Director
Pinter, Harold, 1930- , Screenwriter
Wilson, Daniel. , Actor
Richardson, Natasha. , Actor
Dunaway, Faye. , Actor
Quinn, Aidan. , Actor
McGovern, Elizabeth, 1961- , Actor
Tennant, Victoria, 1950- , Actor
Duvall, Robert. , Actor
Sakamoto, Ryūichi, 1952- , Composer
Atwood, Margaret, 1939-. , Author
Cinecom Entertainment Group. , Producer
HBO Video (Firm) , Distributor
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