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The Man Without a Past

Mies vailla menneisyyttä

Directed by Aki Kaurismäki
Finland, 2002
Comedy, Drama, Romance


The film follows a man who arrives in Helsinki and gets beaten up so severely he develops amnesia. He starts his life from scratch, living in container dwellings, finding clothes with help from the Salvation Army and making friends with the poor.

The Man Without a Past Directed by Aki Kaurismäki

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

2002 | 3 wins including: Grand Prix

Toronto International Film Festival


San Sebastián International Film Festival

2002 | Winner: FIPRESCI Film of the Year

Telluride Film Festival


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