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

[[0]] Les Miserables (2019) [imdb]

This movie passed 0 of 3 tests. It was entered by florian on 2019-12-03 23:15:47.

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mat said:
It certainly fails, but I think it might be a 1/3. Chris names one of his daughters ("Bonnie"?) and I think the other; other possibly named females are the police chief (tho no name in the credits), and the lady who finally lets her flat be searched.
Message posted on 2020-01-31 12:37:00
Keegan disagreed with the rating and said:
During the song “Castle on a Cloud” (there’s only two lines of non-song dialogue in the whole movie), Mrs Thenardier enters while Cosette is daydreaming. Both roles are named females. Thenardier yells at Cosette and demands that she “fetches water from the well in the wood.” Cosette begs the woman to let her stay, but Thenardier refuses, and Cosette leaves. This should allow the movie to pass the test; I’m not sure why it doesn’t.
Message posted on 2020-03-20 00:08:49
Claire disagreed with the rating and said:
1. Several named female characters - Fantine, Cosette, Eponine, Mme Thenardier
2. Mme Thenardier speaks to both Eponine and Cosette
3. She talks about hats and chores, respectively.
Message posted on 2020-03-30 21:36:24

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