The Handmaid's Tale
"The Handmaid's Tale" is a visual presentations for a feature film.
"The Handmaid's Tale" describes a dystopian society in the early 21st century.
The story takes place in the U.S., where a religious movement has taken over the power and now works as a totalitarian theocratic state called Gilead. Man has been deprived of all individuality and exists only in a form of collective identity. Women were stripped of their jobs, money and the right to read, write and vote.
Gilead is due to the declining birth rate made women's fertility state property. Fertile women were taken from their families and made into surrogate mothers for Gilead's elite. The handmaids are deprived of their names and made property of the commandors.
Offred describes her isolated life as a handmaid in Gilead , and reflects on the life she had before she was seperated from her husband and daughter during their escape out of Gilead.