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Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)

Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9

movie

UK, United Kingdom

English

Feel-Good, Heart-warming, Lighthearted

2008

Mike Leigh

Alexis Zegerman, Andrea Riseborough, Caroline Martin

118 min

Synopsis

A look at a few chapters in the life of Poppy, a cheery, colorful, North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her.

Our Take

7.9
Barbara

Happy-Go-Lucky is a Mike Leigh feel-good movie tells the story of Poppy, a North London teacher, whose story we follow through a number of different situations: driving lessons, solving work issues, having fun with friends, all while trying not to lose her optimism. The acting is superb, Sally Hawkins is a gem as Poppy, and one cannot describe it, one simply has to see it and enjoy it, because it leaves you smiling 🙂

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