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]] A Star Is Born (2018) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests. It was entered by svaria on 2018-10-05 11:26:47.

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svaria said:
It just barely passes due to a brief scene where a female character, Ally, arrives backstage at a concert, and Gail, a stage manager, greets her and gives her instructions.
Message posted on 2018-10-05 11:26:47
Jo disagreed with the rating and said:
Gail is not a round character. The name test is meant to pick out which characters are given importance by the script. Gail does not matter to the story. This interaction doesn't satisfy a more critical application of the Bechdel Test.
Message posted on 2018-11-24 21:10:46
Hugo Reinhardt disagreed with the rating and said:
They briefly talk about how Jackson is excited that Ally is there, thus making part of the conversation about the main male character.
Message posted on 2018-11-26 22:49:43

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