Dorchester Film Society
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Happy-Go-Lucky

Mar 26, 2009 - 19:30 - Corn Exchange

  • Director: Mike Leigh
  • Year: 2008
  • Country: UK
  • Run Time: 118 mins
  • Ratings
  • A: 17
  • B: 40
  • C: 31
  • D: 8
  • E: 4
  • Overall: 65
Happy-Go-Lucky

Mike Leigh's new film is not just more optimistic than his familiar social realism – it positively glows with the irrepressible cheerfulness of its central figure, Poppy, whose gift for making the most of life is challenged by a driving instructor with a very different world view.