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The Man Without a Past (Mies vailla menneisyyttä) (2002)

The Man Without a Past
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Juhani Niemelä Juhani Niemelä
Kaija Pakarinen Kaija Pakarinen
Kaisa Nieminen
Annikki Tähti Annikki Tähti
Manager of Flea Market
Anneli Sauli Anneli Sauli
Bar Owner
Elina Salo Elina Salo
Dock Clerk

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Aki Kaurismäki Aki Kaurismäki
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A good movie

5 years, 4 months ago at Aug 2 8:42
To be honest, I’m not really an expert on Aki Kaurismäki’s work but since this movie was very well received, I really wanted to check this movie. Eventually, I had a hard time to get into this movie. Still, even though I wasn't really blown by the whole thing, I thought it was pretty good. The point is that Kaurismaki has such a peculiar style and it is, at the same time, the appeal of this m... read more
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The second part of Aki Kaurismäki's "Finland" trilogy, the film follows a man who arrives in Helsinki and gets beaten up so severely he develops amnesia. Unable to remember his name or anything from his past life, he cannot get a job or an apartment, so he starts living on the outskirts of the city and slowly starts putting his life back on track.
Release date: 2 August 2002
UPC: 043396002203
Tags: Finland (13), 2000s (9), Drama (8), Comedy (6), Helsinki (5), Finnish (5), Romance (5), 2002 (4), Poverty (3), Kaurismäki (3), (2), Cannes Winner (2), European (2), Train (2), The Man Without A Past (2), Father Son Relationship (1), 00s (1), Drink (1), Pay Phone (1), Drunkenness (1)
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