Happy-Go-Lucky Synopsis
A British schoolteacher (Sally Hawkins) fills her life with enthusiasm and compassion.
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"HAPPY-GO-LUCKY” – Is it Cheerfulness or OBLIVIOUSNESS?! =

By jimchudnow
[Per an advance preview:] This Mike Leigh film has English actress SALLY HAWKINS starring as Poppy, a schoolteacher who's so super-cheerful about life, you might wonder if her near-continual...

Happy-go-lucky

By jake1221
Wonderful acting, especially by Sally Hawkins. On one level it is a story about a quirky, happy-go-lucky woman who seems to be laughing through life. But on another level you see her taking the...

A resounding OVATION at the end of this movie's advance press screening...

By MOVIES REVIEWER
...overwhelmingly summed up the high-caliber of film-making, thematic exploration/analysis, and first-rate performances by talented thespians in Happy-Go-Lucky/HGL - a charming profound British comedy...

Happiness really is a state of mind

By RandytheMovieFan
This was a delightful movie if you're looking for a chick flick or a date movie. The 2 hours went by pretty quickly. No explosions, no terrorist plots, just a slice of life movie. It revolves...

happy go lucky

By kydylian
Don't waste your time. I am English and get the humour but the best part was the last 10 min. What a snooze....

similar to mike leigh's naked

By oc5awcupant
using an annoyingly optimistic lead instead of a dire one the underlying results are the same a person with an egocentric view of the world tries to make others bow to their will...

Happy-Go-Lucky

By Newbold
Bummer!! This was not AT ALL the light and cheery movie I had hoped to see based on movie reviews. I wanted to escape from the worries of the economy and the election, and just have a fun and...

worst film in a long time

By anotheropinion
This has to be the most boring and unimaginative excuse for a movie I've seen in a long time. Sally Hawkins' character was unrealistic and one sided with an obnoxious laugh. As for looking at the...

Okay, but....

By DistanceRunner
The main character, who is likable in a quirky sort of way, spends her time going to pubs and trying to heal other people's emotional wounds. Sounds nice enough, right? It is, if you aren't put off...

Happy-Go-Lucky

By Charles Berky
Boring and if you have trouble with understanding English accents, it is even more so. Forget it!...

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Rated R | For language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Thoughtful comedy's charm outweighs mild iffiness.
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