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 Hundred-Foot Journey (2014) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests. It was entered by max on 2014-08-12 19:14:06.

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nike said:
seconded! For instance, Mme Mallory and Marguerite talk about the berries the latter picked.
Message posted on 2014-08-14 21:07:08
Carolyn Steinhaus said:
I enjoyed many things about this movie - feminist or not. The relationship between the older man and woman (both restaurant owners) was deliciously feminist -- a strong woman, a peer-like relationship, interesting struggles & meeting, funny, etc.
Can't say the same for the younger people. The career focus is primarily on the male though it starts with pleasant peer like fun between them. Their relationship & partnership seems almost to come out of nowhere at the end -- as if her looks were all that mattered? She comes off a bit two-dimensional & unsympathetic except that he chooses her ….anyway.
Message posted on 2014-09-07 16:48:25

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