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Title The handmaid's tale [(DVD) 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.

Edition Widescreen edition.
Publication Info. Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2001]
©1990
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 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F HANDMA    AVAILABLE
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 Naper Blvd. Adult DVD Fiction  F HANDMA    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Avant-garde cinema.
Note Based on the novel by Margaret Atwood.
Originally released as motion picture in 1990.
Credits Director of photography, Igor Luther; editor, David Ray; music, Ryuichi Sakamoto.
Cast Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth McGovern, Victoria Tennant, Robert Duvall.
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!
Audience Rated R.
Note MPAA Rating: R
System Details DVD.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Feature films -- Videodiscs.
Films for the hearing impaired -- Videodiscs.
Science fiction films -- Videodiscs.
Action and adventure films -- Videodiscs.
DVDs.
Added Author Pinter, Harold, 1930-2008.
Schlöndorff, Volker.
Richardson, Natasha.
Dunaway, Faye.
Quinn, Aidan.
McGovern, Elizabeth, 1961-
Tennant, Victoria.
Duvall, Robert.
Cinecom Entertainment Group.
Cinetudes Film Productions.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN 0792851552
Music No. 1002731 MGM Home Entertainment
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