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The handmaid's tale. Season one.

Moss, Elisabeth, 1982- (actor,, television producer.). 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.). Atwood, Margaret, 1939- Television picture adaptation of (work) : Handmaid's tale. (Added Author).

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  • 11 of 24 copies available at Missouri Evergreen.
  • 1 of 3 copies available at Trails Regional. (Show)
  • 0 of 0 copies available at Trails Regional-Technical Services.

Current holds

6 current holds with 24 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Caruthersville Public Library DVD HAN (Text) 38417100334632 DVD Checked out 10/29/2018
De Soto Public Library DVD HAN 18-66 (Text) Complete Set 33858000118549 DVD Available -
Jefferson County Library-Arnold DVD F HANDMAID (Text) Complete Set 30000024536280 Videos Checked out 11/07/2018
Jefferson County Library-Northwest DVD F HANDMAID (Text) Complete Set 30000024413548 Videos Available -
Jefferson County Library-Northwest DVD F HANDMAID (Text) Complete Set 30000024414314 Videos Available -
Jefferson County Library-Windsor DVD F HANDMAID (Text) Complete Set 30000024530697 Videos Checked out 10/17/2018
Little Dixie - Huntsville MOVIE HANDMAID'S (Text) 2004157364 New DVD Checked out 10/22/2018
Little Dixie - Paris MOVIE HANDMAID'S (Text) 2004157070 New DVD On holds shelf -
Livingston County Library DVD Handmaid's (Text) Complete Set 2601827157 Adult Movies Checked out 11/05/2018
North Kansas City Public Library DVD 791.457 HANDMAIDS SEASON 1 DISC 1 (Text) Disc 1 0001002246666 DVD Available -
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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Originally made available for online streaming by Hulu in 2017.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 ; Other side / director, Floria Sigismondi, writer, Lynn Renee Maxcy ; Jezebels / director, Kate Dennis, writer, Kira Snyder -- Disc 3: Bridge / director, Kate Dennis, writer, Eric Tuchman ; Night / director, Kari Skogland, writer, Bruce Miller.
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.
Subject: Theocracy > Drama.
Misogyny > Drama.
Pregnancy > Social aspects > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Infertility > Drama.
Genre: Television adaptations.
Dystopian television programs.
Television series.

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