The Handmaid’s Tale is a very nice and interesting movie to watch. In this article, is all you need to know about the Handmaid’s tales and the first trailer released for the Handmaid’s Tale season 4.
The Handmaid’s Tales
The Handmaid’s Tale is an American totalitarian dystopia web television series created by Bruce Miller, based on the 1985 novel of the same name by Margaret Atwood.
Almost every aspect of the book is filled with religious and political history, its real-life origins are also why the book is still relevant today.
It explores themes of subjugated women in a patriarchal society and the means by which these women resist and try to gain individuality and independence.
Director: Volker Schlondorff
Writers: Margaret Atwood (novel), Harrold Pinter (screenplay)
Producer: Daniel Wilson
Editor: David Ray
Genres: Drama, Romance, Science fiction, Thriller.
The Handmaid’s Tale Movie Cast
- Natasha Richardson as Kate / Offred
- Faye Dunaway as Serena Joy
- Aidan Quinn as Nick
- Elizabeth McGovern as Moira
- Victoria Tennant as Aunt Lydia
- Robert Duvall as Commander
- Blanche Baker as Ofglen
- Traci Lind as Ofwarren / Janine
- Reiner Schone as Luke
- Lucia Hartpeng as Cora
- Garry Bullock as Officer on bus
- Lucile McIntyre as Rita
- Sara Seidman Vance as Handmaid
- Muse Watson as Guardian
- Jane Learned as Nun
- Jim Grimshaw as Eye in Van
- James A. Carleo III as Angel at Desk
- Janell McLeod as Martha
- David Dukes as Doctor
- Blair Nicole Struble as Jill
- Robert D. Raiford as Dick
The Handmaid’s Tales Episode
Below is the episode of The Handmaid’s Tale episode.
The Handmaid’s Season 1
Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum
A Woman’s Place
The Other Side
The Handmaid’s Season 2
The Last Ceremony
The Handmaid’s Season 3
Mary and Martha
God Bless The Child
Under His Eye
The Handmaid’s Tale Plot Summary
The story is first narrated by a lady named Offred, during the era of environmental pollution and radiation, she is one among few fertile women remaining.
Offred is forcibly assigned to supply children for the “Commanders”, the upper class of men, and is understood as a “Handmaid” who supported the biblical story of Rachel and her handmaid Bilhah.
Aside from Handmaids, other women also are classed socially and follow a strict code, ranked highest to lowest: the Commanders’ Wives in blue.
The Handmaids in red with white veils around their faces, the Aunts (who train and indoctrinate the Handmaids) in brown, the Marthas (cooks and maids) in green, “Econowives” who handle everything within the domestic sphere in stripes, young, unmarried girls in white, and widows in black.
Offred details her life starting together with her third assignment as a Handmaid to a Commander. Interspersed together with her narratives of her present-day experiences are flashbacks of her life before and through the start of the revolution
Including her failed plan to escape to Canada together with her husband and child. er indoctrination into life as a Handmaid by the Aunts, and therefore the escape of her friend Moira from the indoctrination facility.
At her new home, she is treated poorly by the Commander’s wife, a former Christian media personality named Serena Joy who supported women’s domesticity and subordinate role well before Gilead was established.
To Offred’s surprise, the Commander requests to ascertain her outside of the “Ceremony”, a sexual ritual obligatory for handmaids and intended to end in conception within the presence of his wife.
The 2 begins an illegal relationship where they play Scrabble and Offred is allowed to ask favors of him, whether in terms of data or material items.
He gives her lingerie and takes her to a covert, government-run brothel called Jezebel’s. Offred unexpectedly encounters Moira there
Together with her will broken, and she or he learns that those that are found breaking the law are sent to the Colonies to wash up toxic industrial waste or are allowed to figure at Jezebel’s as punishment.
In the days between her visits to the Commander, Offred also learns from her shopping partner, a lady called Ofglen, of the Mayday resistance, an underground network working to overthrow the Republic of Gilead.
Not knowing of Offred’s criminal acts together with her husband, Serena begins to suspect that the Commander is infertile, and arranges for Offred to start a covert relationship with Nick, the Commander’s personal servant.
After their initial sexual encounter, Offred and Nick begin to satisfy on their own initiative also, with Offred discovering that she enjoys these intimate moments despite memories of her husband, and shares potentially dangerous information about her past with him.
However, shortly after, Ofglen disappears (reported as a suicide), and Serena finds evidence of the connection between Offred and therefore the Commander, which causes Offred to contemplate suicide.
Offred tells Nick that she thinks she is pregnant. Shortly afterward, men reach the house wearing the uniform of the key police, the Eyes of God, known informally as “the Eyes”, to require her away.
As she is led to a waiting van, Nick tells her to trust him and accompany the lads. it’s unclear whether the lads are literally Eyes or members of the Mayday resistance.
An underground network to overthrow the Republic of Gilead. Offred remains unsure if Nick may be a member of Mayday or an eye fixed posing together and doesn’t know if leaving will end in her escape or her capture. Ultimately, she enters the van together with her future uncertain.
First Trailer Season 4 for The Handmaid’s Tale
The film production was meant to kick off on the 2nd of March and will wrap on the 7th of August, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it was delayed.
10 episodes are expected to be filmed by the company, but no date has been announced for the release of season 4. Despite the delay, a trailer has been released for season 4, and this trailer will certainly tide us over.
It seems June Osborne / Offred is no more bowing down to the system anymore, she was seen with a gun and she doesn’t look scared.