Birth rates are plummeting as a result of chemical pollution, nuclear accidents and toxic spillages.
This is the diary of a young woman recruited for reproductive purposes by a totalitarian regime that uses religion as a tool of state repression.
With Marsha Dietlein and Christopher Burns.
Director: John Dryden.
Offred is sent to a new household to begin her third posting as a handmaid - a state-controlled breeding machine.
Offred's life with former television evangelist Serena Joy and the Commander becomes increasingly difficult.