1986 Palme d'Or-winning short by Jane Campion1 (who recently won Best Director at the 2022 Oscars for The Power of the Dog). On power authority and gender (the long-form title reads "An Exercise in Discipline"), patriarchy.



  1. first woman to win the Short Film Palme d'Or. In 1993 Campion also became the first woman to win the Palme d'Or for her feature The Piano (watchlist), and was only joined by Julia Ducournau in 2021