Gus Van Sant's early short film about "The Discipline of D.E.," which is an extremely efficient way of doing things.

Director:

Writers:

(short story),
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Short | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

1967 film student George Lucas has writer's block trying to finish his "Space Wheat" script, until a beautiful fellow student with a familiar hairstyle teaches him that the best stories are in plain sight.

Director: Joe Nussbaum
Stars: Martin Hynes, Lisa Jakub, Jason Peck
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Victor, a twelve year-old boy growing up on New York City's Lower East Side experiences what growing up is all about.

Director: Peter Sollett
Stars: Victor Rasuk, Carlos Santiago, Judy Marte
Mala Noche (1986)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A story of amour fou. Walt is madly in love/lust with a young illegal Mexican immigrant. However, the object of his unrequited affection doesn't even speak any English and finds Walt really... See full summary »

Director: Gus Van Sant
Stars: Tim Streeter, Doug Cooeyate, Ray Monge
Paperboys (2001)
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Life through the eyes of several paperboys.

Director: Mike Mills
Stars: Donny Foster, Greg Gonisor, Nick Judkins
Terminal Bar (2003)
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A fascinating pictorial history of a New York City bar whose customers, from the hard-drinking working class Irish to the coiffed African American gay male, continually transform its focus during its 10-year reign.

Director: Stefan Nadelman
Stars: Sheldon Nadelman, Tom Clifford, Emile Griffith
Necrology (1971)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

People ascending into darkness.

Director: Standish Lawder
Freiheit (1966)
Drama | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

This film shows a German student (Randal Kleiser) escaping across the Berlin Border and being shot to death, while on the soundtrack, various platitudes about dying for freedom can be heard.

Director: George Lucas
Stars: Randal Kleiser
Carmen (1985)
Short | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

The famous opera set in a gas station in the desert.

Director: Alexander Payne
Stars: Steve Freedman, Khorshield MacHalle, Joe Marinelli
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A woman misses her train and buys lunch in a café. When she returns to her table, a man is eating her salad.

Director: Adam Davidson
Stars: Scotty Bloch, Clebert Ford, Bernard Johnson
Feelings (1984)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A sensitive youth despairs, as he cannot endure life without his beloved.

Director: Todd Solondz
Stars: Jan Meredith, Todd Solondz
Comedy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Retired NFL Linebacker, "Terrible" Terry Tate enforces the office rules at the Felcher and Sons' headquarters the only way he knows how: with bone-crushing tackles and hard-core trash-talk.... See full summary »

Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Stars: Lester Speight, Michael Sean McGuinness, Michael Cornacchia
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Gus Van Sant
Stars: Michael Parker, Gus Van Sant
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Colonel
David Worden ...
Student
Ken Shapiro ...
Narrator (voice)
Tom Sherohman ...
Guest
Irving Sicherman ...
Cop
Doris Hess ...
Duchess
Michael L. McManus ...
McGee
Budge Threlkeld ...
Drummer
Edit

Storyline

Gus Van Sant's early short film about "The Discipline of D.E.," which is an extremely efficient way of doing things.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Short

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1982 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Gus Van Sant described the process behind this short film as "Super-8 transferred to video, then manipulated on video and converted back on 35mm..." See more »

Connections

References 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Discuss The Discipline of D.E. (1982) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?