/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
This movie passed 3 of 3 tests. It was entered by Kelly Garbato on 2009-09-17 22:10:08.
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* When The Bride confronts Vernita Green, the two discuss what the latter did to the former at Bill's behest; Vernita mentions her daughter several times; and the the two taunt one another as they battle to the death.
* Before The Bride can confront O-Ren Ishii, she must get past O-Ren's personal bodyguard, Go Go Yubari, a young woman. The two give introductions, taunt one another as they fight, and discuss Go Go's loyalty to her "mistress."
* O-Ren and The Bride also trade insults while fighting; O-Ren admires The Bride's Hattori Hanzo sword; and before she dies, O-Ren apologizes for ridiculing The Bride earlier.
* The Bride spares the "wicked life" of Sofie Fatale, O-Ren adviser/lawyer, so that she may carry a message to Bill. We see The Bridge give Sofie the message in a brief exchange.