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The Handmaid's Tale (1990)

R
109 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

In a dystopian, polluted right wing religious tyranny, a young woman is put in sexual slavery on account of her now rare fertility.
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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$ 4,960,385
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Release date
Mar 9, 1990 (United States)

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6 / 10 | 7,172 votes