The handmaid's tale [videorecording] / Cinecom Entertainment Group, Inc. presents ... in association with Cinetudes Film Productions and Odyssey/Cinecom International ; screenplay by Harold Pinter ; produced by Daniel Wilson ; directed by Volker Schlondorff
- Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Creators:
- Wilson, Daniel, Pinter, Harold, 1930-2008, Schlöndorff, Volker, Richardson, Natasha, Dunaway, Faye, Quinn, Aidan, McGovern, Elizabeth, 1961-, Tennant, Victoria, Duvall, Robert, Luther, Igor, Ray, David, Sakamoto, Ryūichi, 1952-, Atwood, Margaret, 1939-, Cinecom Entertainment Group, Cinetudes Film Productions, Odyssey/Cinecom International, and MGM Home Entertainment Inc
- Language Note:
- 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.
- Audience Notes:
- Rated R.
- Originally released as motion picture in 1990.
Based on the novel by Margaret Atwood.
- Creation/Production Credits Note:
- Director of photography, Igor Luther ; editor, David Ray ; music, Ryuichi Sakamoto.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth McGovern, Victoria Tennant, Robert Duvall.
- Technical Details:
- DVD; Region 1; NTSC; Dolby digital surround, stereo.
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