The Handmaid’s Tale
Director: Volker Schlöndorff Run Time: 108 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1990
Starring: Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth McGovern, Faye Dunaway, Natasha Richardson, Robert Duvall
With a haunting score from Ryuichi Sakamoto, THE HANDMAID’S TALE describes a near-future United States where women have been stripped of all rights and exist only to serve the militaristic male dominated society. Natasha Richardson plays Offred, a ‘handmaid’ whose only function is to procreate with the elite of the new society.
Please Note: THE HANDMAID’S TALE will screen in place of DERRIDA on Tue, Jun 17. We regret any inconvenience.