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

[[1]] The Truman Show (1998) [imdb]

This movie passed 1 of 3 tests. It was entered by neil on 2008-08-11 15:57:10.



Miiko disagreed with the rating and said:
There is a scene where Truman, Meryl, and his mother are flipping through an old photo-album of Truman's. Truman is present in the scene, but Meryl and Truman's mom exchange a few words about preparing for Truman's birthday. I would argue this is a 2/3.

Every single conversation that takes place when Truman isn't on-screen is about Truman, male or female, so while there's no way of arguing this is a 3/3 movie, I would argue that if it was, it would defeat the point of the movie. :p
Message posted on 2012-07-18 16:11:21
mat said:
Miiko: if they are discussing "Truman's birthday" then in any case this exchange would not qualify.
There are at least two named women: Meryl, Sylvia and Viviane. None speaks to another. So 1/3.
Message posted on 2017-08-08 19:45:41

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