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

[[2]] Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) [imdb]

This movie passed 2 of 3 tests (although dubious). It was entered by J on 2012-10-15 00:03:12.



J said:
There is one scene in which Uhura, Valeris, and Chekov interact on the topic of avoiding their orders so they can rescue Kirk and McCoy:

Checkov and Uhura both discuss the need to rescue Kirk and McCoy, then Valeris gives a history lesson on the etymology of "sabotage", after which Uhura announces a fictional malfunction.

I say dubious because it is not a conventional conversation and it isn't clear whether Uhura is addressing Valeris, so it could be argued it only passes 1/3. On the other hand, one could argue that they changed the topic of the conversation from Kirk and McCoy to history and then ship's operations, in which case it gets 3/3. 2/3 seems a good compromise.
Message posted on 2012-10-15 00:03:13
Tally disagreed with the rating and said:
And there ist whit the klingon cancelor Atztebur a very emancipated wommen, and I'm not shure, but I think she talks at the dinner scence whith Uhura also about the war between ther worlds and the peace.
I would rate for 3/3 tests passed.
Message posted on 2014-01-23 19:03:23

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