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The Man Without a Past (Mies vailla menneisyyttä)

2002 | 97 min | K-12 | comedy, drama

A man arrives in Helsinki by train and is subjected to a violent robbery. He survives but loses his memory and personal belongings. Without a name and money, he begins to build his new life.

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About the movie


  • ethics
  • finnish


  • domestic
  • emotional skills
  • humoristic
  • music
  • social class differences
  • thought awakening

Educational levels

  • high schools and vocational schools


  • comedy
  • drama

Age limits

  • K-12


  • Jussi


  • Sputnik

For media educator

A Man Without a Past awarded the Grand Prix at Cannes, is the second independent part of Aki Kaurismäki's Suomi trilogy, which describes the life of homeless people. The director has once again resorted to his proven standard guard, but now for the first time, the talented Markku Peltola took on the main role.

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