Set in a Fascistic future America, The Handmaid's Tale tells the story of Kate, a handmaid. In this America, the religious right has taken over and gone hog-wild. Kate is a criminal, guilty of the crime of trying to escape from the US, and is sentenced to become a Handmaid. The job of a Handmaid is to bear the children of the man to whom she is assigned. After ruthless group training by Aunt Lydia in the proper way to behave, Kate is assigned as Handmaid to the Commander. Kate is attracted to Nick, the Commander's chauffeur. At the same time, a resistance movement begins to challenge the regime. Written by
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Faye Dunaway originally quit the role of the Commander's wife, believing her too weak, but a phone call from Margaret Atwood changed her mind. See more
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What's your name?
Moira. What's yours?
Featured in Zomergasten: Episode #7.4
Someday (You'll Want Me To Want You)
Written by Jimmie Hodges
Performed by The Mills Brothers
Published by Duchess Music Corporation
Rights administered by MCA Music Publishing, a division of MCA, Inc.
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