The Man Without a Past Reviews

August 29, 2003
Kaurismaki's movies can tickle you with the briefest of statements, the smallest of gestures.
June 27, 2003
At the end of The Man Without a Past, I felt a deep but indefinable contentment.
June 27, 2003
A powerful film made with minimal means, it's a story of poor people on the fringes of society, done without sentimentality or condescension but with wicked humor.
June 19, 2003
Deliciously slow-paced film.
May 29, 2003
Wry, whimsical and sure of tone, dry in all of the right ways and without an ounce of condescension.
May 23, 2003
Full of deadpan humor.
May 16, 2003
This movie ... may matter to you more than you think.
May 16, 2003
A gentle, surprising little movie whose rewards lie in what its characters don't say as much as in what they do.
May 16, 2003
A dour-faced but sublime comedy.
May 15, 2003
A compassionate and darkly funny shaggy-dog story.