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Ordinary Love

Joan and Tom have been married for years. They are an ordinary couple whose love has been refined into a tight and harmonious bond over their long journey together. When Joan is diagnosed with breast cancer, the couple’s unwavering love and loyalty to each other only deepens. As they face the crisis together, they discover even more humor and compassion in their relationship, which helps them navigate through the challenges of the year ahead.


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Maarit (played by Leea Klemola) is going through a major transition in life, as she recently underwent gender reassignment surgery and corrected her gender to female. However, Maarit must navigate the pitfalls of her past to move forward in life. She wants to reconcile with her ex-wife, build a relationship with her teenage daughter, and help other people. Maarit also longs to share the joys, sorrows, and her bed with someone. When Maarit meets Sami (played by Peter Franzén), who is struggling with a marital crisis, at the psychiatrist’s office, she believes she has found the right one.

Simo Halinen

Leea Klemola
Peter Franzén
Ria Kataja
Emmi Nivala

The film was awarded the Jussi Award for Best Screenplay and Best Leading Actress.


Anyone But You

Bea and Ben seem like the perfect couple, but after some hot first dates, something changes, and their relationship turns icy. When they unexpectedly run into each other again on the way to the same wedding in Australia, they have to act like any two mature adults: pretending to be a couple.


Trolls Band Together

After a wholehearted friendship spanning two movies and constant flirtation, Poppy (Anna Kendrick) and Branch (Justin Timberlake) are now officially a couple (#popsu)! As they get to know each other better, Poppy discovers that Branch has a hidden past. Branch was part of a boy band called BroZone, admired by Poppy, which also included Branch’s four brothers: Floyd, John Dory, Spruce, and Clay. However, Branch was just a child when BroZone disbanded, leading to the breakdown of their family, and he hasn’t seen his brothers since. But when the wicked pop star duo—Velvet and Veneer—kidnap Branch’s brother Floyd because of his singing skills, Branch and Poppy embark on a fast-paced and emotional journey to reunite the brotherly band and save Floyd from an even worse fate than fading into obscurity.


Dogs Don’t Wear Pants

“Dogs Don’t Wear Pants” is a poignant and stark love story about the encounter between Juha (Pekka Strang) and Mona (Krista Kosonen) in the world of BDSM. Visually striking, J-P Valkeapää’s direction encompasses intense emotions and unexpected, dark humor.

Single father Juha lives as if in a dream, a prisoner of his past. Everything changes when he meets a peculiar woman, dominatrix Mona. A compelling connection sparks between Mona and Juha. Beyond the mundane, they have their world where Mistress Mona brings Juha’s suppressed emotions to life with violent means. Despite the pain, Juha desires more and goes further. Will this dangerous journey lead to ruin or enlightenment?

Highly acclaimed by the international press, the film has achieved unprecedented success at festivals worldwide. Premiering at Cannes Director’s Fortnight, “Dogs Don’t Wear Pants” has been showcased at various international film festivals including Karlovy Vary, Toronto, Busan, and London. Garnering recognition with numerous awards and distributed to theaters in 25 countries, “Dogs Don’t Wear Pants” has been widely praised and acclaimed.

Director: J-P Valkeapää

Krista Kosonen
Pekka Strang
Ilona Huhta
Jani Volanen

The film brilliantly won six Jussi Awards:
Best Actor (Pekka Strang)
Best Cinematography (Pietari Peltola)
Best Music (Michal Nejtek)
Best Sound Design (Micke Nyström)
Best Editing (Mervi Junkkonen)
Best Makeup Design (Aija Beata Rjabovska)



“Shrek” is an animated film released in 2001. It tells the story of a green, yet kind-hearted ogre named Shrek, who lives alone and unappreciated in a swamp. However, Shrek’s peace is disturbed when the expulsion of fairy tale creatures is ordered to his swamp by the ruler of Duloc, Lord Farquaad.

Shrek wants to regain his peace, so he strikes a deal with Farquaad: he agrees to rescue Princess Fiona, so that Farquaad can marry her and Shrek can get his swamp back. On the journey to save the princess, Shrek receives help from a donkey named Donkey, who accompanies him on his adventures.

When Shrek and Donkey arrive at Princess Fiona’s castle, they realize that Fiona is not quite an ordinary princess. Along the way, Shrek and Fiona grow closer, but Shrek soon faces the truth about Farquaad’s true intentions.

“Shrek” is an adventure filled with humor, romance, and twists related to the world of fairy tale creatures. It has become known for its memorable characters, clever dialogue, and unique storytelling.

“Shrek” won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature at the 2001 Academy Awards. This was the first time the award for Best Animated Feature was presented, and “Shrek” was the first film to be honored in this category.


The Prince of Soap

Ilona is a penniless amateur actor who, due to a misunderstanding, ends up working for the scriptwriting team of a soap opera. At the company’s party, she falls for the lead actor of the series, Kalle, and begins writing scenes based on the existing situation. The series producer, Raakel, becomes jealous of Kalle, and soon Ilona and Raakel engage in a battle for the heart of the leading star through the script. In this whirlwind, Kalle’s reality and the series intertwine, and the soap opera is ready! It’s outrageously funny!

Pamela Tola
Mikko Leppilampi
Outi Mäenpää
Teijo Eloranta


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The Perfect Daughter of the Perfect Family, Nelli, dreams of a singing career, even though her parents hope for her to become a doctor. Nelli seeks the help of Sunne, a hip-hop DJ who fears women but is unwavering when it comes to his music. However, their shared passion for music brings these talented young individuals closer than either of them intended – setting the stage for a critically acclaimed romantic comedy.

The film won the following Jussi Awards:

Best Music: Jukka Immonen
Best Film: Aleksi Bardy, Riina Hyytiä, Olli Haikka, and Dome Karukoski



Thirty-something Elli lives in an idyllic and secluded archipelago with her husband Mikko as the pandemic spreads worldwide. Elli’s life is shaken when her teenage love, Olavi, Mikko’s old college friend, arrives for a visit from France.

Tim Burtons Corpse Bride elokuvan juliste.


Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride

“Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride” is a stop-motion animated film released in 2005, telling the story of Victor, a young man who is about to enter into an arranged marriage with a young woman named Victoria. However, Victor accidentally marries a deceased bride, Corpse Bride, while practicing his wedding vows in the forest. In the film, Corpse Bride is named Emily.

Guided by Emily, Victor finds himself in the world of the dead, portrayed in the movie as a dark and surreal place. Victor soon realizes that the world of the dead is very different from the world of the living, and he tries to find a way back to the living. At the same time, he learns more about Emily and her tragic fate.

The film features many adventures and musical numbers and explores themes such as love, death, and hope. Ultimately, the movie concludes with a romantic and touching ending that brings happiness to most of the characters.

“Corpse Bride” embodies Tim Burton’s typical style, known for its dark and fantastical aesthetics, and it has received praise for its animation, characters, and music.