Bechdel Test Movie List

/bech·del test/ n.
1. It has to have at least two [named] women in it
2. Who talk to each other
3. About something besides a man

[[1]] Sabrina (1954) [imdb]

This movie passed 1 of 3 tests. It was entered by Surya on 2011-05-14 17:02:52.

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Surya said:
Hard to believe, but the titular heroine never interacts with another woman in this movie. Not only is she surronded by men - her father, David and Linus Larabee, and even her 'friend' at the cookery school - but between them they spend the entire movie manipulating and controlling her.

Message posted on 2011-05-14 17:02:52
Jessica said:
I don't disagree with the rating, but Sabrina does greets Margaret the cook for about 5 seconds, says hello to Charles, Earnest, and Jenny, then resumes talking to Margaret for another 10 seconds about her gift from Paris. It isn't enough to count, but it does show that she had relationship with women.
Message posted on 2013-01-21 05:55:38
Emil disagreed with the rating and said:
In addition to what Jessica says, Sabrina talks to Maude Larabee (mother of Linus and David). Maude compliments Sabrina on her looks, asks about David, then asks Sabrina to come over and cook something for them. I would say that means that either the film passes the test, or if nothing else at least it counts as them talking about a man.
Message posted on 2013-12-06 20:59:00
silverfish disagreed with the rating and said:
I think this should count as a pass. The conversations are short, but I think they are long enough to count, especially taken together.
Message posted on 2014-10-30 00:36:16

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