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]] Phenomena (1985) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests. It was entered by Clarinda on 2013-11-30 20:11:15.

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Clarinda said:
1- Sophie and Jennifer Corvino talk about the murders.
2- The headmistress and Jennifer talk about the boarding school's rules, especially the non-smoking rule. The headmistress freaks out when a bee enters the car, but Jennifer calms her down, telling her that all insects are her friends. The headmistress is flastered and outraged.
3- A female nurse tries to convince Jennifer that sleepwalking, the way she's suffering it, is not normal at all.
4- Frau Bruückner tells her new pupil that she's going to like the place, although the girl is not convinced.
5- A group of girls including Gisela Sulzner giggle and mock the sleepwalking problem in the corridor.
6- The literature teacher - can't remember her name - asks Marisa about the meaning of a particular poem, and she tries to make the answer up out of thin air.
6- Gisela and her friends mock Jennifer and try to bully her. Supposedly, Frau Brückner and the headmistress watch everything happening and they let it go on, being Jennifer the one who stands by herself.
7- Frau Brückner and a nurse talk about Jennifer. First, they talk about her health, but then the teacher says she's the devil after the nurse's questioning.
8- Brückner and Jennifer talk about the doll and about whether Jennifer is afraid or not. Brückner insists that Jennifer takes some pills. Jennifer insists in having some privacy in the bathroom.
Message posted on 2013-11-30 20:11:15

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