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Happy-Go-Lucky (2008) - Movie Details

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Drama Comedy
118 min.
Release Date
October 10, 2008 (Limited)
DVD Release Date
March 10, 2009 (Buy on Amazon)
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118 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for language

Just how hard is it to be happy? In the effervescent new comedy from writer/director Mike Leigh ("Vera Drake," "Secrets & Lies"), Sally Hawkins stars as Poppy, an irrepressibly free-spirited school teacher who brings an infectious laugh and an unsinkable sense of optimism to every situation she encounters, offering us a touching, truthful and deeply life-affirming exploration of one of the most mysterious and often the most elusive of all human qualities: happiness. Poppy's ability... Full synopsis »

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I like depressing movies. I really like depressing movies. So when I saw the preview for Happy-Go-Lucky, a movie about an overly bubbly woman who goes around being - well - bubbly, I balked. The movie looked annoying, stupid and boring. Full movie review »
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