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

[[3]] The Lady Hermit (1971) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests. It was entered by Jonathan on 2014-03-31 16:51:26.



Jonathan said:
A "lady-knight" in the guise of a servant (played by Cheng Pei-Pei) is forced out of retirement by an aspiring female disciple bent on revenge in this Shaw Brothers swordplay film. The well-formed plot allows master and pupil to discuss the virtues of their mission, not only the man they both hate or (spoiler alert) love. A key influence on the Bechdel test-passing Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Message posted on 2014-03-31 16:51:26

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