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The Handmaid’s Tale (1990): “Give me children, or else I shall die.”

Based on Margaret Atwood’s book of the same name, The Handmaid’s Tale (1990, dir. Volker Schlöndorff) is set in a future America named the Republic of Gilead, where society has been reconstructed to preserve human life. After a destructive nuclear war, politics and society have been completely merged with religious doctrine to ensure that the […]