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An Exercise in Discipline: Peel (1986)

A father along with his son and sister is driving back home in his car. The son continiously is throwing orange peels onto the road when suddenly the father stops the car and tells his son ... See full summary »

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Jane Campion

Writer:

Jane Campion
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Complete credited cast:
Tim Pye ... Brother / Father
Katie Pye Katie Pye ... Sister / Aunt
Ben Martin Ben Martin ... Son / Nephew
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A father along with his son and sister is driving back home in his car. The son continiously is throwing orange peels onto the road when suddenly the father stops the car and tells his son to pick the peels. His son disagrees on that and the sister is getting nervous, because she will be going to miss her favourite TV series. Finally everyone is getting pretty angry. Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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Trivia

This short film is featured on the 2-Disc Criterion Collection DVD for Sweetie (1989). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sister/aunt: You don't want other opinions, don't ask for them.
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Referenced in Destroyer (2014) See more »

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Classic Campion - bizarre, tragic, and amusing
19 March 1999 | by IsabelTSee all my reviews

A close, concentrated look at a dysfunctional - or regular - family in a car. It's amazing how fully the characters are fleshed out in nine minutes, without giving any information except what we witness first hand.


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Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 May 1986 (France) See more »

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