The Handmaid's Tale (1990)
R
109 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

Under a dystopian religious tyranny, most women cannot conceive children. Those young women who can live in a form of sexual slavery to provide children for influential families.
Director
Volker Schlöndorff (as Volker Schlondorff)
Writers
Margaret Atwood (novel) | Harold Pinter (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Casting Director
Production Designer
Thomas A. Walsh (as Tom Walsh)
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Release date
Mar 9, 1990 (United States)

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49 cast members
Name Known for
Faye Dunaway
Serena Joy Serena Joy   See fewer
Victoria Tennant
Aunt Lydia Aunt Lydia   See fewer
Robert Duvall
Commander Commander   See fewer
Blanche Baker
Ofglen Ofglen   See fewer
Traci Lind
Ofwarren / Janine Ofwarren / Janine   See fewer
Zoey Wilson
Aunt Helena Aunt Helena   See fewer
Kathryn Doby
Aunt Elizabeth Aunt Elizabeth   See fewer
Reiner Schöne
Luke (as Rainer Schoene) Luke (as Rainer Schoene)   See fewer
Karma Ibsen Riley
Aunt Sara Aunt Sara   See fewer
Gary Bullock
Officer on Bus Officer on Bus   See fewer
J. Michael Hunter
Preacher Preacher   See fewer
Robert D. Raiford
Dick (as Robert Raiford) Dick (as Robert Raiford)   See fewer
Julian Bell
T.V. Announcer (as Julian E. Bell) T.V. Announcer (as Julian E. Bell)   See fewer
James A. Carleo III
Angel at Desk Angel at Desk   See fewer
Jim Grimshaw
Eye in Van Eye in Van   See fewer
Ivan H. Migel
Eye (as Ivan Migel) Eye (as Ivan Migel)   See fewer
Annemarie Fenske
Aunt Christina Aunt Christina   See fewer
Linda Pierce
Another Wife Another Wife   See fewer
Nina Lynn Blanton
Third Wife Third Wife   See fewer
Rhesa Reagan Stone
Mrs. Warren Mrs. Warren   See fewer
Sara Seidman Vance
Handmaid (as Sara Seidman) Handmaid (as Sara Seidman)   See fewer
Muse Watson
Guardian Guardian   See fewer
Janell McLeod
Martha Martha   See fewer
Elke Ritschel
Hostess Hostess   See fewer
Randell Haynes
Condemned Man (as Randall Haynes) Condemned Man (as Randall Haynes)   See fewer
Rhonda Bond
Black Woman Black Woman   See fewer
Mil Nicholson
Wardress Wardress   See fewer
Robert Pentz
Guard #1 Guard #1   See fewer
Tom McGovern
Guard #2 Guard #2   See fewer
James Martin Jr.
Steve (as James G. Martin Jr.) Steve (as James G. Martin Jr.)   See fewer
Stefanie J. Chen
Ofglen #2 Ofglen #2   See fewer
Ed Grady
Old Man (as Ed. L. Grady) Old Man (as Ed. L. Grady)   See fewer
Blair Struble
Jill (as Blair Nicole Struble) Jill (as Blair Nicole Struble)   See fewer
Bill Owen
T.V. Announcer #2 T.V. Announcer #2   See fewer
David Dukes
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
Rob McGowan
Street Worker (uncredited) Street Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Tove
Elite Soldier (uncredited) Elite Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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