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]] Gaslight (1940) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests. It was entered by silverfish on 2014-09-22 19:32:21.



silverfish said:
Two conversations in particular are most relevant. Bella asks Nancy (her servant) for a broach, and is surprised to be told it isn't there. She also asks about something else (a wrap, I think).

Also she talks to Elizabeth (an older servant), when she can hear noises upstairs. Elizabeth reassures her that no-one is there, and Bella is imagining things, this leads to a conversation about whether Bella is losing her mind, with Elizabeth being sympathetic, and offering to help if she can. The master (Bella's husband) is briefly aluded to.
Message posted on 2014-09-22 19:32:21

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