The Resource The handmaid's tale, Season one, Daniel Wilson Productions, Inc. ; The Littlefield Company ; White Oak Pictures ; MGM Television ; Hulu Originals ; producers, Margaret Atwood, Elisabeth Moss ; created by Bruce Miller

The handmaid's tale, Season one, Daniel Wilson Productions, Inc. ; The Littlefield Company ; White Oak Pictures ; MGM Television ; Hulu Originals ; producers, Margaret Atwood, Elisabeth Moss ; created by Bruce Miller

Label
The handmaid's tale, Season one
Title
The handmaid's tale
Title number
Season one
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Wilson Productions, Inc. ; The Littlefield Company ; White Oak Pictures ; MGM Television ; Hulu Originals ; producers, Margaret Atwood, Elisabeth Moss ; created by Bruce Miller
Title variation
  • Handmaid's tale
  • Handmaid's tale
  • Handmaid's tale
Contributor
Actor
Broadcaster
Creator
Production company
Publisher
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
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
Member of
Awards note
2018 Golden Globe Award for best television series, drama.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.45/75
Intended audience
TV rating: TV-MA
Language note
In English; Spanish and French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.H36 2018
PerformerNote
Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Joseph Fiennes, Alexis Bledel, Madeline Brewer, Ann Dowd, O.T. Fagbenle, Max Minghella, Samira Wiley
Runtime
525
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The handmaid's tale, Season one, Daniel Wilson Productions, Inc. ; The Littlefield Company ; White Oak Pictures ; MGM Television ; Hulu Originals ; producers, Margaret Atwood, Elisabeth Moss ; created by Bruce Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on Margaret Atwood's award-winning, best-selling novel
  • Originally made available for online streaming by Hulu in 2017
  • Wide screen (1.78:1)
  • Special features: Script to screen; Hope in Gilead
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The other side
  • Jezebels
  • Disc 3:
  • The bridge
  • Night
  • Disc 1:
  • Offred
  • Birth day
  • Late
  • Nolite te bastardes carborundorum
  • Disc 2:
  • Faithful
  • A woman's place
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 525 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883904361008
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
M136099
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
on1022190283
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The handmaid's tale, Season one, Daniel Wilson Productions, Inc. ; The Littlefield Company ; White Oak Pictures ; MGM Television ; Hulu Originals ; producers, Margaret Atwood, Elisabeth Moss ; created by Bruce Miller
Publication
Note
  • Based on Margaret Atwood's award-winning, best-selling novel
  • Originally made available for online streaming by Hulu in 2017
  • Wide screen (1.78:1)
  • Special features: Script to screen; Hope in Gilead
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The other side
  • Jezebels
  • Disc 3:
  • The bridge
  • Night
  • Disc 1:
  • Offred
  • Birth day
  • Late
  • Nolite te bastardes carborundorum
  • Disc 2:
  • Faithful
  • A woman's place
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 525 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883904361008
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
M136099
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
on1022190283
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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