L.A. Without a Map

Synopsis: An "aspiring Hollywood actress" (Vinessa Shaw), on a visit to a charming North England town, has a brief fling with the town undertaker (David Tennant), who also writes obituaries for the local paper. Returning home, where she works as a waitress at a Japanese restaurant, she tells everyone about the handsome "writer" she met on her trip. Unfortunately, he decides to follow her back to Hollywood, setting up the expected light romantic comedy with asides as the newcomer gains experience about the goings on in Hollywood.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Mika Kaurismäki
Production: Dan Films
107 min


This is Bradford

in England.

And 'here that my father took me by

Scotland when I was fifteen.

It was a time when

everything seemed perfect.

I had a job ...

A true friend ...

even a girlfriend

a good family.

But I always felt

being assigned to something else.

I heard a voice

from heaven that said:

"Happy are those who die

in the faith of Christ

Why henceforth

holy spirit

refresh themselves of their worries

and to collect


of their actions. "

We have entrusted our brother

Leonard at the mercy of God ..

we return her body to the ground.

Earth to earth

ashes to ashes

dust to dust. In

some hope of

resurrection to eternal life

give thanks to Christ who mor?

was buried

resuscit? and for us.

May God show us

the path of life.

In His presence

the fullness of joy ...

His side felicit? the eternal.

At the same instant in which I

view, I realized that I was in trouble



I'm sorry for your friend.

Leonard Blenkinsop?

It was not a friend of mine

say that it was a job offer.

I funeral business.

-Are you serious?


This could be

define my kingdom.

Well, quiet!

So why in

This charming town?

The train was passing by here with e. ..

the place was pretty cos?, which I

because it does not stop for a little '?

Um ... How long will you stay?

Oh, I start in the afternoon.

-In the afternoon? No. ..

-You can not start in the afternoon.

-And why can I not?

Well, one reason c'?. Our

seemed like a good start.

Why you know, this, this ...

can become a true friendship, you know

and then I thought of you

go around the cities.

To know a little 'better, in short,

after all, you are alone and, and, e. ..

-You are alone ... right?

-Well, yes I am alone.

This ? ... hm ... the

my core OS.







Come here.

This button.

Thank you.

Stop it!


Come on.


Come on, hurry up.



We have not even spoken.

No, no one has ever

talked about marriage.

We avoided the topic.

I am against the

marriage on principle ...

but this time we

make an exception.

You can also stop working.

My paintings give us

enough to live.

And after?

What far??

We will continue

to live as lovers.

Want to watch the movie?

Sar? easy to see, just that when she

go away, I knock three times on your window ...

Verr? at home tomorrow night.

I will aspetter?.

Come on, after all

cos? not go wrong.

In short, relaxed ...

are a sample of stress:

put in a little '...

philosophy, Richard.

You know ... Up to now I never

I had not realized how

atrociously unhappy here ...

gives me a whiskey, please?

Why this happens to you

depend dall'attivit? your father.

It 'really what you want?

Today ? something happened.

-Hm ... with the pretty tourist ...

-Yes ...

were Barbara.

He comes from Los Angeles.

Big green eyes ... hair

blond, beautiful skin ...

looks like a goddess.

-I am an actress.


No, I do realt? the waitress.

And I smile to men

hoping that with the beard

are film directors.

-I love the cinema.


Well, then ...

a little 'I write, too.

Ah, write ...

-Hm-hm. Yes.

Well, you know, for a local newspaper.


-Well, I write ...

I write obituaries ...


But becoming a real

? writer my dream.

I actually wrote

a novel.

"Suicide Nosebleed."

-A beautiful title.


It seems to me a little 'stupid

Of course I never published.

And my girlfriend, Joy, says

? always been lucky.

Richard ...

but what do you think?

What's going on today?

For a moment I

wanted to tell her everything.

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Mika Kaurismäki

Mika Juhani Kaurismäki (Finnish: [ˈmikɑ ˈkɑurismæki]; born 21 September 1955) is a Finnish film director. more…

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