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The handmaid's tale. Season one [videorecording] / MGM presents an MGM and Hulu production ; Daniel Wilson Productions, Inc. ; The Littlefield Company ; White Oak Pictures ; MGM Television ; Hulu Originals ; produced by Joseph Boccia ; producers, Margaret Atwood, Elisabeth Moss ; created by Bruce Miller.

Miller, Bruce (Television producer and writer), (creator,, screenwriter.). Boccia, Joseph, (television producer.). Moss, Elisabeth, 1982- (actor,, television producer.). Atwood, Margaret, 1939- (television producer.). Morano, Reed, 1977- (television director.). Barker, Mike, 1966- (television director.). Sigismondi, Floria, 1965- (television director.). Dennis, Kate, (television director.). Skogland, Kari, (television director.). Gerstein, Leila, (screenwriter.). Fortenberry, Dorothy, (screenwriter.). Straker, Wendy, (screenwriter.). Maxcy, Lynn Renee, (screenwriter.). Snyder, Kira, (screenwriter.). Tuchman, Eric, (screenwriter.). Strahovski, Yvonne, 1982- (actor.). Fiennes, Joseph, 1970- (actor.). Bledel, Alexis, 1981- (actor.). Brewer, Madeline, 1992- (actor.). Dowd, Ann, (actor.). Fagbenle, O-T, 1980- (actor.). Minghella, Max, 1985- (actor.). Wiley, Samira, (actor.). Taylor, Adam (Composer), (composer (expression)). Crabtree, Ane, (costume designer.). Watkinson, Colin, (director of photography.). Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Television adaptation of (work): Handmaid's tale. (Added Author). Daniel Wilson Productions, (production company.). Littlefield Company, (production company.). White Oak Pictures, (production company.). MGM-TV, (production company.). Hulu (Firm), (production company,, broadcaster.). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., (publisher.). Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Joseph Fiennes, Alexis Bledel, Madeline Brewer, Ann Dowd, O.T. Fagbenle, Max Minghella, Samira Wiley. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 17 of 17 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 17 total copies.

Summary:

A religion-based autocracy has taken over most of the United States, renaming the country Gilead. In this country women are second-class citizens. Anyone trying to escape is punished. One such person is June, who is captured while trying to escape with her husband and child and is sentenced to be a handmaid, bearing children for childless government officials. As a handmaid, June is renamed Offred. This is her story.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC HAN (Text) COMPLETE SET 33892100528927 Adult DVDs DVD None 03/30/2018 Available -
Hood River County Library DVD FIC HAN (Text) COMPLETE SET 33892100528968 Adult DVDs DVD None 03/30/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786317122536
  • ISBN: 6317122539
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 525 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by Margaret Atwood.
Originally made available for online streaming by Hulu in 2017.
Wide screen (1.78:1).
Special features: Script to screen : the salvaging ; Hope in Gilead.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1: Offred / director, Reed Morano, writer, Bruce Miller ; Birth day / director, Reed Morano, writer, Bruce Miller ; Late / director, Reed Morano, writer, Bruce Miller ; Nolite te bastardes carborundorum / director, Mike Barker, writer, Leila Gerstein -- Disc 2: Faithful / director, Mike Barker, writer, Dorothy Fortenberry ; A woman's place / director, Floria Sigismondi, writer, Wendy Straker Hauser ; The other side / director, Floria Sigismondi, writer, Lynn Renee Maxcy ; Jezebels / director, Kate Dennis, writer, Kira Snyder -- Disc 3: The bridge / director, Kate Dennis, writer, Eric Tuchman ; Night / director, Kari Skogland, writer, Bruce Miller.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music by Adam Taylor ; Cinematography by Colin Watkinson ; Costume design by Ane Crabtree.
Participant or Performer Note:
Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Joseph Fiennes, Alexis Bledel, Madeline Brewer, Ann Dowd, O.T. Fagbenle, Max Minghella, Samira Wiley.
Summary, etc.:
A religion-based autocracy has taken over most of the United States, renaming the country Gilead. In this country women are second-class citizens. Anyone trying to escape is punished. One such person is June, who is captured while trying to escape with her husband and child and is sentenced to be a handmaid, bearing children for childless government officials. As a handmaid, June is renamed Offred. This is her story.
Target Audience Note:
TV rating: TV-MA.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
In English; optional Spanish and French subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
2018 Golden Globe Award for best television series, drama.
Source of Description Note:
Title from disc surface.
Subject: Theocracy > Drama.
Misogyny > Drama.
Pregnancy > Social aspects > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Infertility > Drama.
Dystopian plays.
Man-woman relationships.
Misogyny.
Pregnancy > Social aspects.
Theocracy.
Genre: Television adaptations.
Dystopian television programs.
Television series.
Fiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Drama.
Dystopian television programs.
Television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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