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Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)

13 Ratings: 2.3
A movie directed by Mike Leigh

Mike Leigh has made a career out of unusual films--who else would make a biopic about Gilbert & Sullivan?--but Happy-Go-Lucky may be his most unusual yet: A movie about a woman who is almost compulsively cheerful. Poppy (Sally Hawkins, … see full wiki

Tags: Movies, Mike Leigh, Mike Leigh Movies, Sally Hawkins, Sally Hawkins Movies
Director: Mike Leigh
2 reviews about Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)
review by . March 20, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
No this is not deep cinema, no it's not an action film, no it's not a jiggle film, no...it's not a lot of things. What Happy Go Lucky is, a wonderful small film that just makes a person feel good. It stands proudly and says, there is good in people everywhere, it just depends on how you look at them. And this film just made this reviewer feel good at the end.     The flim opens with credits rolling and Poppy, the central character of the film, riding her bicycle around a city …
review by . March 19, 2009
I'm not really sure if I would call this a straight up comedy, but then again it wasn't a drama, it just was what it was. For the most part I loved the character of Poppy, she's always in a good mood trying to make other people's days better and live the life she wanted. At some points I did think she could stop talking if only for a few minutes though. Most of the time she was pretty funny, I'll admit.    I loved the tension between her and her driving instructor Scott, they …
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