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]] Leave No Trace (2018) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests. It was entered by Velleda on 2018-09-25 08:52:47.



Velleda said:
Named female characters: Tom (female lead), Jean the social worker.
Unnamed female characters: the two kids in the foster home, the RV owner, the beekeeper
Director, Debra Granik
Tom speak with all the female characters in the movie. She had a lengthy chat with Jean the social worker about herself, school, life, etc.
Message posted on 2018-09-25 08:52:47
Carla disagreed with the rating and said:
The conversation Jean and Tom have is about her life in the context of her dad..

Who directed the film is not a criteria for this test, nor is the male speaking to female characters.

This does NOT pass the test
Message posted on 2020-06-20 21:03:52
Jim said:
Tom had a conversation with the beekeeper about bees. It passes the test.
Message posted on 2023-07-06 14:17:57

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