The Man Without A Past

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Nominated for an Academy Award (2002 Best Foreign Language Film), this second installment of acclaimed Finnish director Aki Kaurismaki’s Finland trilogy is a comic drama that?s both totally unique and completely irresistible. When a laborer (Markku Peltola, Jade Warrior) arrives in Helsinki in search of a job, he gets severely beaten in a local park by a group of thugs instead. He miraculously survives, but amnesia prevents him from remembering anything, including his name. Soon, a Salvation Army worker (Kati Outinen, The Match Factory Girl) develops a shy interest in him, and a sweet, natural romance begins between the two. But just as the man?s life starts to make sense again, his past suddenly returns to haunt him.

 

This film is part of our program A Taste Of Kaurismäki.


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Regisseur

  • Aki Kaurismäki

Acteurs

  • Markku Peltola
  • Kati Outinen
  • Annikki Tähti

Jaar

  • 2002

Speelduur

  • 1 uur en 37 minuten

Kijkwijzer

  • AL