Emmy Contender: How THE HANDMAID’S TALE Recreated Fenway For A Brutal Key Scene

By August 20, 2018Awards, Clients, News

“Another iconic shot in the episode took place when June managed to escape but had to cut a tracker from her ear. The scene was shot in a real mechanic’s garage, but the garage didn’t have any windows in it, so the production had to install them along the top of the garage doors. The bit of light they afforded, along with the light from the fire in the stove, helped [Cinematographer Colin Watkinson] to illuminate the scene of June’s bloody resistance. “There’s so much blood,” he said, laughing. “I love it when Mike Barker wants to push it, and he really wanted to see the scissors cutting her ear.””

Read the full interview here.