The Handmaid's Tale (1990/2017)

Side-by-side, shot-for-shot comparisons between different adaptations of the same work, originals and remakes, and works based on the same events. These videos are intended to illustrate the the unique vision of filmmakers and the variety of choices possible when creating a film or television show even when starting with the same source.

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The Handmaid's Tale (1990)
Directed by Volker Schlöndorff
Screenplay by Harold Pinter
Based on the novel by Margaret Atwood
Cinematography by Igor Luther
Production Design by Thomas A. Walsh

The Handmaid's Tale (2017– )
Developed by Bruce Miller
Based on the novel by Margaret Atwood
Cinematography by Colin Watkinson
Production Design by Julie BerghoffAndrew M. StearnElisabeth Williams, & Mark White