The Resource Cowards bend the knee, or, The blue hands, Zeitgeist Films ; writer & director, Guy Maddin ; producer, Philip Monk for the Power Plant, (videorecording DVD)

Cowards bend the knee, or, The blue hands, Zeitgeist Films ; writer & director, Guy Maddin ; producer, Philip Monk for the Power Plant, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Cowards bend the knee, or, The blue hands
Title
Cowards bend the knee, or, The blue hands
Statement of responsibility
Zeitgeist Films ; writer & director, Guy Maddin ; producer, Philip Monk for the Power Plant
Title variation
Blue hands
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Summary
Guy Maddin, hockey player for the Winnipeg Maroons, takes his pregnant girlfriend to a beauty salon that moonlights as an abortion clinic and leaves her (mid-procedure) for the salon owner's daughter. He then discovers that his new girlfriend can't be with a man until she avenges her father's murder
Cataloging source
BKX
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photographer, Guy Maddin ; editor, John Gurdebeke
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 813/.54
Intended audience
Not rated
Intended audience source
Zeitgeist Films
Language note
No dialogue, with musical score and sound effects; English intertitles
LC call number
PN1997.3
LC item number
C69 2005
PerformerNote
Darcy Fehr, Melissa Dionisio, Amy Stewart, Tara Birtwhistle, Louis Negin, Henry Mogatas
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1974-
  • 1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Maddin, Guy
  • Fehr, Darcy
  • Monk, Philip
  • Dionisio, Melissa
  • Birtwhistle, Tara
  • Stewart, Amy
  • Mogatas, Henry
  • Gurdebeke, John
  • Power Plant (Art gallery)
  • Zeitgeist Films
Runtime
64
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Murder
  • Abortion services
  • Beauty operators
  • Hockey players
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Cowards bend the knee, or, The blue hands, Zeitgeist Films ; writer & director, Guy Maddin ; producer, Philip Monk for the Power Plant, (videorecording DVD)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/115/000000000010115257.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Adapted from a ten-part peephole installation released in 2003
  • Special features: audio commentary by Guy Maddin ; Love-Chaunt workbooks ; behind-the-scenes for The brand upon the brain ; photo archive ; artistic statement ; chracter sketches ; missing script excerpt ; essay "A note on hands."
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
ch. 1. Sperm players -- ch. 2. A squeeze of the hand -- ch. 3. Upon a pile of hockey gloves -- ch. 3. Meta's bedroom -- ch. 5. Fisty -- ch. 6. Wax Tryst -- ch. 7. The blue hands of vengeance -- ch. 8. Another wax tryst -- ch. 9. Hands off! -- ch. 10. The furies
Control code
ocm61680178
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
1 videodisc
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
795975106832
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
Z1068
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
AV00063759
System control number
(OCoLC)61680178
System details
DVD; region 1; Dolby digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cowards bend the knee, or, The blue hands, Zeitgeist Films ; writer & director, Guy Maddin ; producer, Philip Monk for the Power Plant, (videorecording DVD)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/115/000000000010115257.gif
Publication
Note
  • Adapted from a ten-part peephole installation released in 2003
  • Special features: audio commentary by Guy Maddin ; Love-Chaunt workbooks ; behind-the-scenes for The brand upon the brain ; photo archive ; artistic statement ; chracter sketches ; missing script excerpt ; essay "A note on hands."
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
ch. 1. Sperm players -- ch. 2. A squeeze of the hand -- ch. 3. Upon a pile of hockey gloves -- ch. 3. Meta's bedroom -- ch. 5. Fisty -- ch. 6. Wax Tryst -- ch. 7. The blue hands of vengeance -- ch. 8. Another wax tryst -- ch. 9. Hands off! -- ch. 10. The furies
Control code
ocm61680178
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
1 videodisc
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
795975106832
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
Z1068
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
AV00063759
System control number
(OCoLC)61680178
System details
DVD; region 1; Dolby digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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