Cowards Bend the Knee Reviews

January 28, 2005
If you've never seen Maddin's work, Cowards Bend the Knee is a good place to start.
August 18, 2004
There's no denying the imagination and technical ingenuity on display, but this clearly ranks as one of Maddin's less accessible efforts, which is definitely saying something.
August 13, 2004
Lurid, tawdry and untoward entertainment from Canada's reigning mad genius.
August 11, 2004
It's bliss, I tell you!
August 11, 2004
There is also something rather splendid about this extended-play peep show, as if Mr. Maddin had stumbled across a hitherto lost archive of cinema's less-than-innocent past.
August 10, 2004
What's truly extraordinary about this movie -- which strikes me on two viewings as Maddin's masterpiece -- is that it not only plays like a dream but feels like one.