(aka 'L'homme sans passé' or 'Irtolainen' or 'The Man Without a Past' or 'Der Mann ohne Vergangenheit')


directed by Aki Kaurismäki
Finland 2002


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Theatrical Release: March 1st, 2002 , Finland

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DVD Review: FOX  Region 2 - PAL

Big thanks to Paolo Pardo for the Screen Caps!

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Distribution Fox Region 2 - PAL
Runtime 1:32:57
Video 1.85:1.00 Letterboxed WideScreen / 16X9 enhanced
Average Bitrate: 5.56 mb/s
PAL 720x576 25.00 f/s


Audio Finnish (Dolby Digital 2.0) , DUB: Italian (Dolby Digital 5.1).
Subtitles Italian, None

Release Information:
Studio: Fox

Aspect Ratio:
Anamorphic widescreen- 1.85:1

DVD Release Date: August 9th, 2003
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Chapters: 28

Edition Details:

  • Interview with the director

  • Trailer


Thanks to Paolo for getting these captures and information to us. Although this Italian version does not have English subtitles, I suspect it is quite similar in quality (very strong) to the version that does have English subs sold at Play.com. The picture of that cover is below.     Gary W. Tooze

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Gary Tooze

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