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Cowards Bend the Knee

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The wildly idiosyncratic Canadian auteur [[Performer~P100698~Guy Maddin~guymaddin]] created this exercise in semi-autobiographical impressionism. Guy Maddin ([[Performer~P304236~Darcy Fehr~darcyfehr]]) is a gifted but weak-willed hockey player who has helped drive the Winnipeg Maroons to a championship season. However, Maddin's sense of triumph is dashed when his girlfriend Veronica ([[Performer~P68205~Amy Stewart~amystewart]]) informs him that she's pregnant. Incapable of dealing with parenthood, Maddin...more

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