TV Tuesday: The Handmaid’s Tale

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One of the new hit show to come out this year is The Handmaid’s Tale. Starring Elisabeth Moss in the lead role as Offred/June we follow her in a new dystopian society. When America has become a place called Gilead and everyone is divided. After trying to flee with her family she is caught and ends up becoming a handmaid. Handmaids in Gilead wear red and are required to bear children for upper class families and government officials who’s wives are unable to conceive. Living with a new family, the Waterford’s, Offred struggles to overcome the freedom she has lost and gain the strength to escape.