'Margaret Atwood: A Word After a Word After a Word Is Power': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Hulu's documentary

This documentary follows the Canadian literary star and her late partner Graeme Gibson on literary events across the world


                            'Margaret Atwood: A Word After a Word After a Word Is Power': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Hulu's documentary
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Margaret Atwood has wowed readers with her literary prowess for decades. Hulu's 'The Handmaid's Tale', based on Atwood's book of the same name, is perhaps the streamer's best offering.

A documentary exploring Atwood's life titled 'Margaret Atwood: A Word After a Word After a Word Is Power' is making its way to Hulu. The series follows the Canadian literary star and her late partner Graeme Gibson on literary events across the world. It also conducts interviews with 'The Handmaid's Tale' stars Elisabeth Moss, Sarah Polley and Volker Schlöndorf among others. Tatiana Maslany (of 'Orphan Black' fame) reads Atwood's poetry and prose. 

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Here is everything you need to know about the documentary.

Release date

The documentary releases on Hulu on March 20, 2020. 

Plot

The official synopsis of the documentary reads: "The film crew keeps pace with Atwood as she jets to speaking engagements around the world, visits the set of 'The Handmaid's Tale' and takes a family holiday. The film explores Atwood's early days in the Canadian wilderness and as a shining star of the CanLit scene. Atwood's novels will be explored, including her latest, The Testaments, the highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid's Tale. Personal stories will be shared by friends, family and by the author herself."

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Creators

'Margaret Atwood: A Word After a Word After a Word Is Power' is directed by Nancy Lang and Peter Raymont, and executive produced by Steve Ord and Peter Pearson.

Trailers

You can watch the trailer here:


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The trailer for 'Margaret Atwood: A Word After a Word After a Word Is Power' follows Atwood as she pays a visit to the sets of 'The Handmaid's Tale' in Toronto. 

The documentary explores Atwood's early days as a poet and also behind the scenes of writing 'The Handmaid's Tale.

Where to watch

'Margaret Atwood: A Word After a Word After a Word Is Power' will premiere on Hulu on March 20, 2020. 

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