Cowards Bend the Knee

“Cowards Bend the Knee” is a Guy Maddin feature made in 2003.

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Art Direction: Charlie Johnston (C5 Artworks)

The above image is a set based on Lil’s Beauty Salon, which was a family business that Guy’s Mom and her sister founded.

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Art Direction: Charlie Johnston (C5 Artworks)

Maddin directed “Cowards Bend the Knee” while in pre-production on “The Saddest Music in the World” which starred Isabel Rossolini & will be the next post on this mural.

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Art Direction: Charlie Johnston (C5 Artworks)

It was shot entirely on Super-8mm film with a budget of $30,000

Pics taken by: Resa – November 5, 2014

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg

This Mural is based on scenes from  Guy Maddin’s films, & is a 4 part post. Guy Maddin is a native of Winnipeg, Manitoba. You can visit Guy Maddin’s Website

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Art Direction: Charlie Johnston C5 Artworks

9 thoughts on “Cowards Bend the Knee

  1. This mural is really interesting, it is a beautiful work of art, and hides a great cinematographic history …
    Thanks for introducing me to Guy Madden and his works, it’s great !!
    Kisses.

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