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The handmaid's tale [videorecording] / Cinecom Entertainment Group, Inc. presents in association with Cinetudes Film Productions and Odyssey/Cinecom International
DVDs DVDs | MGM Home Entertainment | c2001 | Widescreen version.
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Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD H DRAMA DUE 09-05-15

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Imprint
Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, c2001.
Edition
Widescreen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Avant-garde cinema.
System Det
DVD, Dolby Digital stereo. surround.
Note
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth McGovern, Victoria Tennant, Robert Duvall.
Credits
Screenplay, Harold Pinter ; producer, Daniel Wilson ; director, Volker Schlondorff ; director of photography, Igor Luther ; editor, David Ray ; music, Ryuichi Sakamoto.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
Based on the novel by Margaret Atwood.
Audience
MPAA rating: R.
Summary
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!
Note
Special features: original theatrical trailer.
Local Note
MW, 10-05; 10-06(rpl)
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ISBN
0792851552
ISBN/ISSN
027616869296
Music #
1002731 MGM Home Entertainment
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