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Happy-Go-Lucky Review

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5.0

Dave White Profile

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  • 5.0
    84

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    I thought "Topsy-Turvy" was perfection, a spirited evocation of the partnership of Gilbert and Sullivan, plus a blithely definitive depiction of the artistic process. Happy-Go-Lucky is perfection too, assuming you go along with its leisurely pace, which I did quite happily.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Ray Bennett

    As surprising as it is delicious with an indelible performance by new star Sally Hawkins.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    It is that rare film that is equal parts entertaining, life-affirming and thought-provoking.

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  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    The London universe Leigh creates (employing his trademark improv techniques to unite his ensemble, many of whom make their film debuts) isn't so much a reality as a hope, and an invitation to find joy and grace in everyday moments.

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