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]] The Music Man (1962) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests. It was entered by holey on 2011-06-22 07:04:00.

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holey said:
Marian and Mrs. Shin discuss the literary merits of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.
Message posted on 2011-06-22 07:04:00
Gen said:
Also, Amaryllis and Marian talk briefly during her piano lesson--Amaryllis asks if she 'can' get a glass of water, and Marian corrects her ("'May' I get a glass of water?") and again when Amaryllis asks if she 'can' play her crosshand piece.
Message posted on 2011-10-10 10:02:26
Rebecca said:
I would argue that the conversation between Marian and her mother counts as well. It begins by talking about Professor Hill, but moves on to the library and education.
Message posted on 2015-06-19 01:40:38
AJ said:
Also the ladies' 'dance troupe' while they are discussing/doing their exercises.
Message posted on 2016-07-25 20:27:45

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