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]] Corpse Bride (2005) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests (although dubious). It was entered by James on 2010-07-27 21:53:11.

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James said:
It's a pretty close run thing - there are lots of important female characters, but nearly every conversation between two women is about Victor. I think the only exceptions are some small talk between the two mothers and Emily and the Black Widow singing about Emily's qualities over Victoria. To be fair, the reverse test is similarly dubious-it's a movie about a couple getting married and most conversations are centered around that.
Message posted on 2010-07-27 21:53:11
Emily said:
Victoria and her mother Mrs Everglott, and Victoria and her maid Hildegarde have some small conversations about subjects other than men.
Message posted on 2015-11-02 17:19:19

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