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Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Handmaid’s Tale – Pilot Teleplay - post author Don

The Handmaid's Taleorange arrowThe Handmaid’s Tale – November 29, 2015 “writer’s draft” script by Ilene Chaiken (Based on the novel by Margaret Atwood) Revised by Bruce Miller – hosted by: LA Screenwriter – in pdf format

Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship.

Based on the bet-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, this series is set in Gilead, a totalitarian society in what used to be part of the United States. Gilead is ruled by a fundamentalist regime that treats women as property of the state, and is faced with environmental disasters and a plummeting birth rate. In a desperate attempt to repopulate a devastated world, the few remaining fertile women are forced into sexual servitude. One of these women, Offred, is determined to survive the terrifying world she lives in, and find the daughter that was taken from her.

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