The Handmaid’s Tale
Most of us have read about this controversial idea in the novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, by the famous Canadian author Margaret Atwood.
But some of us may not even know what this word means. Well, CONCEPTION is nothing but a compulsory commitment of an individual towards his or her country, with or without one’s own will.
This is the crux of the story of The Handmaid’s Tale, a best-selling novel, released in 1985.
Also, There are several adaptations of this novel and the most recent being the TV series available to stream on HULU.
The TV series has ten riveting episodes. They are,
- Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum
- A Woman’s Place
- The Other Side
- The Bridge
The story of the Handmaid’s Tale has many disturbing incidents which may not be suitable for audiences of all age groups. It is all about the events in a Christian fundamentalist government, called Gilead.
The totalitarian society has many strict rules and regulations and the citizens follow it.
The world is left with a handful of fertile women who are into CONCEPTION.
The main lead of this series is June Osborne alias Offred,.
She has acted in many famous movies and TV series including “Escape to Witch Mountain” (1995). Osborne is assigned to the family of Commander Fred Waterford and hence gains the alias “Offred”.
Finally, she is subject to constant scrutiny by the Waterford family, where she has to bear children for them. June Osborne, married woman has a daughter
Let’s not be a spoilsport, and tell you the entire story here.
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The Handmaid’s Tale TV series is created by Bruce Miller and produced by Margaret Atwood and Elisabeth Moss.
The series has a very talented cast with the likes of Joseph Fiennes, Alexis Blendel, Yvonne Strahovski, Madeline Brewer, Ann Dowd, Max Minghella, O.T. Fagbenle and Samira Wiley. Hope all you enjoy this great show on your Roku devices. Happy streaming folks!!