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 Book of Life (2014) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests. It was entered by Jessica on 2014-10-19 18:42:45.

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Jessica said:
two named female characters exchange 1 line each with one another.
Message posted on 2014-10-19 18:42:45
Sera said:
I'm pretty sure it passes? Only barely though-- there are two named twin sisters who share an extremely brief conversation (maybe three lines?) during a fight sequence
Message posted on 2014-10-27 20:30:56
Kamyl said:
Adelita and Nina have a few short conversations that aren't about men, and I am pretty sure other named female characters discuss things besides men.
Message posted on 2014-10-28 07:04:55
Chell said:
The twins during the fight sequence are talking about a boy. something like; "and then he was like, and i was like..." While watching I was unable to find any instance that passes the test. I don't think the female lead even talks to another female.
Message posted on 2014-10-30 00:56:29
Sara said:
I'm sure this is wrong
Message posted on 2014-11-04 17:32:30
neil (webmaster) said:
I've updated the rating from 2/3 to 3/3.
Message posted on 2014-11-04 19:40:52
sandsage said:
At the very end of the movie, La Muerte says good bye or and possibly something inspirational to a little blond girl driving away on the bus, using her name. So technically I think it passes, but not in a meaningful sense. I agree that Maria, the lead female character never speaks to another woman - just her two suitors and her dad.
Message posted on 2014-11-09 11:29:08
Mélodie said:
You're forgetting the tour guide speaking to the girl students. Despite being a strong female character, I don't think Maria ever speaks to another woman.
Message posted on 2015-07-14 22:44:12

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