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]] Book of Eli (2010) [imdb]

This movie passed 3 of 3 tests. It was entered by HeroicBug on 2010-05-27 20:41:34.

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HeroicBug said:
Solara talks to her mother about her current captivity and attempted prostitution. They also discuss the bible a bit.

Solara also talks to the cannibalistic old woman about trespassers (probably both men and woman trespassers).
Message posted on 2010-05-27 20:41:34
Livia said:
Do the mother and old woman have names?
Message posted on 2010-09-15 21:03:36
Ben said:
Solara's mother, played by Jennifer Beals, is named Claudia and has a significant role in the film.
Message posted on 2010-10-11 17:12:08
Aileen Wuornos disagreed with the rating and said:
The womyn in this movie are only used as token pawns to advance the plot of the central male characters and get played off against each other.
Message posted on 2010-10-23 05:53:36
Rob H. said:
That's not part of the test. Anyway Solara isn't a "token pawn" as she becomes part of the central plot.
Message posted on 2010-10-23 21:06:29
Sirrus said:
Claudia is also the only reason the main villain doesn't get what he's after.
Message posted on 2010-10-30 02:12:02
kestralwing disagreed with the rating and said:
I loved this movie, but Solara speaks only directly to her mother, Claudia, and they talk about the two main ... male ... characters. Solara's a strong character, but "2 named women talking to each other about something other than a man (or a man's activities" is pretty clear. This ain't it. Still, kick ass girl and fun sci fi.
Message posted on 2011-03-26 23:24:06

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