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The Man Without a Past

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Original title
Mies vailla menneisyyttä (The Man Without a Past)
Year
Running time
97 min.
Country
Finland Finland
Director
Screenwriter
Aki Kaurismäki
Music
Varios
Cinematography
Timo Salminen
Cast
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Producer
Co-production Finland-Germany-France; Sputnik Oy / Pandora Filmproduktion
Genre
Comedy. Drama. Romance | Poverty. Black Comedy. Comedy-Drama
Synopsis / Plot
The second part of Aki Kaurismäki's "Finland" trilogy. 'The Man Without a Past' delivers a new edge to the story that stirred viewers all around the world in 'Drifting Clouds'. Without side-stepping bitter issues, one could paint an image of a small country in the North in a touching, amusing, and liberating way. At the beginning of this new film, a man has travelled to Helsinki in search of work, gets mugged, loses his memory, and has to start completely anew, from scratch. He discovers love, and is forced to discover values with which man will not be ashamed to live. A small story about people who still know how to be gentle, an enormous cinematic experience..
Awards
2002: Nominated for Oscar: Best Foreign Language Picture
2002: 3 Awards in el Cannes Film Festival, including Best Actress, Jury Prize
2002: San Sebastián: FIPRESCI Award: Best Movie Of the Year
2002: Nominated for César: Best European Movie
2002: Guldbagge Awards (Sweden): Best Foreign Film
2002: European Film Awards: 7 Nominations including Best Film
2003: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
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