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The Handmaid's Tale

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Synopsis: Adapted from the classic novel by Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale is the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly the United States. Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, Gilead is ruled by a twisted fundamentalism in its militarized ‘return to traditional values'. As one of the few remaining fertile women, Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is a Handmaid in the Commander’s household, one of the caste of women forced into sexual servitude as a last desperate attempt to repopulate the world. In this terrifying society, Offred must navigate between Commanders, their cruel Wives, domestic Marthas, and her fellow Handmaids – where anyone could be a spy for Gilead – all with one goal: to survive and find the daughter that was taken from her.

Cast
Elisabeth Moss

 Offred

Alexis Bledel

Ofglen

Samira Wiley

 Moira

Yvonne Strahovski

 Serena Joy

Amanda Brugel

 Rita

Ever Carradine

 Naomi Putnam

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Writers: Not Available
Meta Score: Coming Soon
Rotten Tomaotes: Coming Soon
Network: Hulu
Production: Hulu Originals
MGM Television
White Oak Pictures
The Littlefield Company
Daniel Wilson Productions Inc.
First Aired: Not Available
Runtime: 50 min
Creator: Not Available
Current Season

Season 2 | 13 Episodes

Season two is shaped by Offred’s pregnancy and her ongoing fight to free her future child from the dystopian horrors of Gilead. “Gilead is within you” is a favorite saying of Aunt Lydia and in this season, Offred and all our characters will fight against – or succumb to – this dark truth.

No. of Episodes: 23 episodes
Years Active: 2017 - 2018
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