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

[[1]] Tenet (2020) [imdb]

This movie passed 1 of 3 tests. It was entered by mrmookmook on 2020-08-30 14:29:45.



mrmookmook said:
There are several women in the film. The cast is listed on IMDb, but apart from Elizabeth Debicki's Kat and Dimple Kapadia's Priya, I don't think any other woman is given a name. No woman speaks to another woman.
Message posted on 2020-08-30 14:29:45
nolan pls said:
Sergeant Wheeler is also named. A new low in the already rough "Nolan writing women" department. The main female character, Kat, is a lamppost with some really cringey quips. The lack of romantic subplot between the protagonist and Kat actually feels worse: it's like Nolan is saying "look! I can write women that aren't just love interests!" but the one-dimensionality, violence towards women, and male gaze totally persists.
Message posted on 2021-01-13 19:49:26

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