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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.

Kaikella rakkaudella elokuvan juliste

Things We Do for Love (Kaikella rakkaudella)


The film tells about the different forms of love and what a person is willing to do for it. The story takes place in the landscapes of Finnish Lapland, Norwegian Lapland, and the Arctic Ocean. Is love something you consider first, or coincidence?

Toivo Vaarala is a photographer who meets Ansa on a photography trip and they fall in love. Ansa’s dangerous, threatening, and ex-husband Ismo, who has a history of murder, enters the picture, but for some reason he becomes friends with Toivo. Ansa and Ismo have two children together. The film also describes their challenging family relationships with their parents.

Suon villi laulu elokuvan juliste

Where the Crawdads Sing


Kya Clark is an abandoned girl who grew up independently in the unsafe swamps of North Carolina in the 1950s. Because she grew up in dangerous and challenging circumstances, she learned to take care of herself.

Kya gets to know two of the village’s golden boys, and when one of them is found dead, Kya becomes a suspect because she had the most contact with the deceased. It doesn’t help that Kya has gained a reputation as a hermit in town. As the investigation progresses, the secrets of the swamp are in danger of being revealed.

The film is based on Delia Owens’ debut novel “Where the Crawdads Sing”, which has sold millions around the world.

Elvis elokuvan juliste



The film about the iconic Elvis Presley tells how a little boy became a well-known rock star in the 1950s. In particular, the relationship between Elvis and his manager Tom Colonel Parker is examined more deeply.

The film was awarded two BAFTA awards: Best Actor and Best Costume Design.

The Batman elokuvan juliste

The Batman


Batman (Robert Pattinson) begins to investigate a case where a sadistic serial killer is in control of Gotham. To solve the case, Batman must investigate the city’s hidden corruption more deeply, and to his surprise, also his own family’s connection to the murderer’s motives.

Teräsleidit elokuvan juliste

Ladies of Steel (Teräsleidit)


75-year-old Inkeri is facing a life sentence, because she hit her husband Tapio on the head with a frying pan. However, Inkeri still wants to live fully and freely for a while, while there is still a chance. She sets off with her two older sisters towards the landscapes of her youth and along the way happens all kinds of things – they pick up two hitchhikers, the car breaks down and dancing in a nightclub turns sinful.

However, it is not just an escape trip before imprisonment, because at the same time Inkeri examines her past, her future, as well as her family and partner relationships. She may even find a love that was once extinguished.

Saara Pakkasvirta was awarded the Jussi award for best supporting actress.

Saapasjalkakissa viimeinen toivomus elokuvan juliste.

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish


Puss in Boots returns when he realizes that he has already used up eight of the cats’ nine lives.

However, getting his lives back is unsafe because Puss in Boots has only one life left. He decides to ask his former opponent, Kitty Softpaw, for help. A Spanish dog, Perro, also joins him on his journey. To regain Puss in Boots’ lives, the trio must head towards the Black Forest and the Wishing Star.

The journey is challenged by Puss in Boots being chased by the bounty hunter Big Bad Wolf and the Three Bears Mafia, who are after the same Wishing Star.

A Man Called Otto elokuvan juliste

A Man Called Otto


A Man Called Otto is based on the New York Times bestseller “A Man Called Ove”, in which the widowed Otto is grumpy and methodical. One day, a very sunny family moves in next door, and conflicts are ready to be born. However, to everyone’s surprise, a friendship develops between the wife of the family and Otto, which revolutionizes Otto’s long-term outlook on life.

Little Miss Sunshine elokuvan juliste

Little Miss Sunshine


The dramatic comedy is about the Hoover family, where everyone has their challenges, and this is a boundary-breaking film about a happy family idyll.

The father is a motivational trainer who unsuccessfully tries to market the “nine steps to success” program. On the other hand, the conservative mother balances her own family and her brother – the brother has just gotten out of the hospital to recover from his traumas, which are caused by the loss of his boyfriend. The brother is still suicidal and depressed. Grandpa Edwin is a loud-mouthed hedonist who wants to enjoy pleasure by all means.

The children of the Hoover family include Olive and Dwayne. Dwayne is a boy who reads passionately the philosopher Nietzsche. In the film, he sulks strongly. When Olive accidentally receives an invitation to participate in a nationally known “Little Miss Sunshine” race in California, the whole family goes on a trip to cheer her on to success by cramming them into a small, yellow, rusty Volkswagen van. During the trip, the family encounters a breakthrough that changes their lives forever.

The film tells the story of how even those who make a poor living in society, can succeed.

The film won two Oscars: Best Supporting Actor and Best Screenplay.

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.