In the first two seasons of ” The Handmaid’s Tale was a world-wide success. The series, which is based on a book of the same name by Margaret Atwood, it is a heart-pounding drama about a dystopian and totalitarian society in a near future after the Second American civil War’. Women are treated as second-class citizens, and some of them are as ‘women’ is abused for the sexual services provided, and the birth of the child. The series was made in America and launched into a full #metoo-storm, and was considered to be a sign to the vrouwonvriendelijke, politics, and the sexist rhetoric of Donald Trump.
The Handmaid’s Tale had been more than 60 international awards, including two Golden Globes, 11 Emmy Awards, and one Bafta Award.
In the third series we follow the further adventures of June (Elisabeth Moss), and the other ‘servants’, and the ‘Marthas’ (werkvrouwen), and their “owners” and their wives, the aunts’ (people) and other co-conspirators of the Gilead regime. Characters are next to Die, its owner, commander Fred, of Waterford (Joseph Fiennes), his wife, and Her Joy in Both (Yvonne Strahovski), and their driver, Nick, Blaine (Max Minghella), a guardian Aunt, Lydia (Ann Dowd) and for the women, Emily (Alexis Bledel), and Moira (Samira Wiley).