Swedish cinemas apply Bechdel gender test rating to films

11/6/2013 | Guardian (London), The

Swedish theaters will be applying a gender grade to films based on the Bechdel test, which gives a film a rating based on how the female characters are portrayed. The test is an effort to highlight the gender bias that exists in many films. "The Iron Lady," "Savages" and "The Hunger Games" are among the movies that received an "A" score on the test.

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