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]] Elle (2016) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests (although dubious). It was entered by Mathilde on 2016-11-25 13:07:49.

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Mathilde said:
I think this movie is sexist and support the rape, but it match the test...
Message posted on 2016-11-25 13:07:49
Rhaps said:
I won't say the movie is sexist but it's definitely perverse in its approach of women and sexuality, and kind of promoting rape culture. I actually felt insulted as a woman. But yes, it passes the test.
Message posted on 2016-12-19 18:31:31
Aridni said:
Contrary to Mathilde, i think this movie doesn't support rape. If anything, this movie isn't even about the rape itself. It's about power and control.

Michele is a powerful woman, she has control of every aspects in her life. But when the rape happened, someone took her control from her. This film is about Michele's journey to take back control from the event that might be her undoing.
Message posted on 2017-01-20 09:45:06

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