Playlist: love story

Bambi elokuvan juliste



The movie is based on Felix Salten’s novel of the same name, “Bambi: A Life in the Woods.” It tells the coming-of-age story and adventures of a young white-tailed deer named Bambi in the forest.

The film begins with Bambi’s birth. He meets other forest animals, such as a skunk, a rabbit, and a wise owl. Bambi learns about the challenges and dangers of life in the forest, e.g. hunting.

The movie follows Bambi’s growth into adulthood and the challenges he faces. Bambi also falls in love with another young deer, and their friendship and life together become a central part of the story.

However, life in the forest is not always easy. A tragic event deeply affects Bambi, and he must learn to cope with loss and difficulties. Nevertheless, Bambi finds strength and courage as he takes on the role of the forest’s king.

Bambi is a touching film that explores the beauty of nature and its cycles, friendship, and the diversity of life. It is one of Disney’s most iconic and beloved classics, leaving a lasting impact on the world of animation and touching generations around the globe.

Peter Pan elokuvan juliste

Peter Pan


Peter Pan is an animated film produced by Walt Disney, based on J.M. Barrie’s play and story of the same name. It tells the story of Peter Pan, who is stuck in eternal youth and lives in a fantasy world called Neverland, where he enjoys adventures with his friends, such as the Darling children and Tinker Bell. Peter Pan can fly, and one night, he takes three children to Neverland to help them escape the burden of growing up.

On their journey, they encounter Captain Hook, the leader of the pirates, who seeks revenge against Peter Pan. The children also meet the Lost Boys, Native Americans, and the fierce Tiger Lily, who protects the inhabitants of Neverland. Throughout the film, the children and Peter Pan experience many exciting adventures. The movie addresses childhood, adulthood, friendship, love, and dreams. It emphasizes the importance of imagination and playfulness in life, as well as the significance of growing up.

Peter Pan is a classic adventure film that has enchanted generations with its unforgettable characters and story.

Kaunotar ja Kulkuri elokuvan juliste

Lady and the Tramp


“Lady and the Tramp” is a Disney animated film that tells the beloved story of Lady, an aristocratic and beautiful but lonely princess dog, and Tramp, a charming and free-spirited stray dog. The story begins with Lady, who feels like an outsider in her life. One day, she meets Tramp, who helps her escape the misery and boredom of the city. A special bond develops between them as they experience adventures together, and Lady learns to see the world in a different way.

Lady and the Tramp encounter many obstacles on their journey. They have to face cruel dog catchers, dangerous dogs, and other hardships. At the same time, they also discover the seed of romance in their hearts. They share a romantic dinner in a famous restaurant, and in the film’s most famous scene, they share a heartwarming moment while eating a shared plate of spaghetti. Eventually, their journey leads Lady back home, but this story remains forever in their hearts.

This is a classic film that has enchanted audiences for decades with its story of love, adventure, and life’s little joys. The film emphasizes overcoming prejudices and bringing together different worlds, leaving the viewer pondering how small moments can change the course of life and bring together people who are meant for each other.

Mamma mia! elokuvan juliste

Mamma mia!


Mamma Mia! is a cheerful and colorful musical comedy set on a beautiful Greek island. The story follows Sophie (Amanda Seyfried), a young woman who has invited three possible fathers to her wedding without her mother, Donna (Meryl Streep), knowing. Sophie hopes to find her father before the big day, and this leads to hilarious mayhem as three different men arrive on the island and try to find out the truth.

The film’s driving force is the use of Abba’s memorable music, as the characters sing and dance to the band’s iconic songs. Mamma Mia! takes the viewer into a colorful world full of love, humor, and drama. At the same time, it highlights the importance of family relationships and encourages us to take risks for love.

As the story progresses, it becomes clear that the mother’s past and romantic relationships are not as simple as it seems at first. Surprising plot twists are revealed from Donna’s past, but in the midst of it all, family and friendship remain strong. Mamma Mia! offers its viewers an unforgettable adventure bursting with the joy of music, dance, and a joyful atmosphere.

Forrest Gump elokuvan juliste

Forrest Gump


Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) is a good-hearted man who observes the world in his peculiar way. At the beginning of the film, he tells the vent guest his life story, because he wants to and doesn’t see anything strange about it.

Through chance, Forrest becomes involved in significant events in world history, such as the Vietnam War, Elvis, John Lennon, and President Nixon. Forrest’s differency is by no means an insurmountable obstacle. He owns a successful seafood company, is a war hero, and has visited the White House several times. Forrest is an affectionate individual; you could say that he just wants to bring as much good as possible into the world. But can he get the love of his life?

The film won a whopping six Oscars: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Editing, and Best Special Effects.

The Shape of Water elokuvan juliste

The Shape of Water


The events take place in 1962 and in North America, where Elisa and Zelda are cleaners and friends in a research laboratory. Speechless Elisa discovers a top-secret object in the laboratory, which is a human-like, aquatic creature worshiped by the citizens of the Amazon rainforest. Agent Strickland of the laboratory performs torturous experiments on the creature, as a result of which the creature almost perishes. An unexpected love story develops between Elisa and the utopian water creature and Elisa decides to release the creature.

The film was significantly awarded four Oscars: best direction, cinematography, music, and set design. Movie was also awarded at the Bafta Gala.

Slummien miljonääri elokuvan juliste

Slumdog Millionaire


The film’s main character is an 18-year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, named Jamal Malik, who gets to participate in the “Do you want to be a millionaire” quiz. To everyone’s surprise, Jamal does amazingly well on the quiz. The description of the episode of the format ends at the point where the last question is yet to be asked and due to suspicion, the authorities arrest Jamal. No one can understand how he can know the answers to all the questions. Is it fate?

The film won a whopping eight Oscars (e.g. best film, direction, screenplay, and soundtrack) and was awarded also at Bafta Gala.

A united kingdom elokuvan juliste

A united kingdom


Ruth and Seretse meet at a party and fall in love. However, their love is not easy, because in 1940s London, a romance between a dark-skinned person and a white-skinned one arouses aggravation. In addition to this, Seretse is the crown prince of Betsuanaland and the duties of a ruler call him. The film is based on true events.

The educational materials of Koulukino are related to the biographical film, the main characters of the film, racial segregation, the colonial period, and national independence. The learning material is aimed at secondary and middle school studies.

Moulin Rouge elokuvan juliste

Moulin Rouge!


The film is based on the well-known Parisian nightclub Moulin Rouge and the events take place at the beginning of the 20th century. Satine (Nicole Kidman) is a well-known courtesan of a nightclub, who aims to succeed in her career and become an actress. Christian (Evan McGregor) is a young American poet who arrives with his friends at a nightclub to plan a new show. A romance develops between these two main characters, and the focus of the film is the development of their love story.

Moulin Rouge has used many well-known pop songs, such as Madonna’s “Like a Virgin” and “Material Girl”, The Beatles’ “All you need is love”, Elton John’s “Your Song”, the theme song from The Sound of Music and Nirvana’s ” Smells Like Teen Spirit”. It took almost two years to get the rights to the songs.

The film was successful at the Oscars and received two awards: best art direction-set Decoration and best costume design, and was awarded also at Bafta Gala.

Koulukino’s learning materials deal with postmodern cinema, the position of women in the Moulin Rouge community, and the musical as a type of film genre, and offer a preliminary task before watching the film. The materials are aimed at middle schools and high schools.

West Side Story


Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.