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The Handmaid's Tale: Season 3 (2019)

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Critic Consensus: The Handmaid's Tale's third season reigns in its horrors and inspires hope that revolution really is possible -- if only the story would stop spinning its wheels and get to it already.

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Adapted from the classic novel by Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale is the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly the United States. Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, Gilead is ruled by a twisted fundamentalism in its militarized "return to traditional values." As one of the few remaining fertile women, Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is a Handmaid in the Commander's household, one of the caste of women forced into sexual servitude as a last desperate attempt to repopulate the world. In this terrifying society, Offred must navigate between Commanders, their cruel Wives, domestic Marthas, and her fellow Handmaids--where anyone could be a spy for Gilead--all with one goal: to survive and find the daughter that was taken from her.

Cast

Joseph Fiennes
as Commander Fred Waterford
Ann Dowd
as Aunt Lydia
Christopher Meloni
as Commander Winslow
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Critic Reviews for The Handmaid's Tale: Season 3

All Critics (53) | Top Critics (23)

A compelling season finale.

August 16, 2019 | Full Review…

Rarely are lighting, design and music so privileged over dialogue.

June 6, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

June -- trapped in her sequence of shock, rebellion, rinse, repeat -- doesn't feel like a person anymore.

June 5, 2019 | Full Review…

If not much sunnier, not as relentlessly grim as the second, while June is slowly, methodically, morphing into the Robo-June we know she must become. So far, so good.

May 31, 2019 | Full Review…
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What's obvious about "The Handmaid's Tale" works wonders. What's more opaque can create problems.

May 29, 2019 | Rating: B | Full Review…

In terms of quality, 'The Handmaid's Tale' continues to be splendid, however one can notice a certain fear to evolve or leave the comfort zone. [Full Review in Spanish]

May 30, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

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