A religion-based autocracy has taken over most of the United States, renaming the country Gilead. In this country women are second-class citizens. Anyone trying to escape is punished. One such person is June, who is captured while trying to escape with her husband and child and is sentenced to be a handmaid, bearing children for childless government officials. As a handmaid, June is renamed Offred. This is her story.
TV Show Genre:
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
[18+] Mature Audence Only
This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therfore may be unsuitable for children under the age of 17. This program contains one of more of the following: graphic violence, explicit sexy times, or crude indecent language.
Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 61 wins & 154 nominations.