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* ArcWords: "Yknow?" Poppy certainly seems to.



* ArcWords: "Yknow?" Poppy certainly seems to.



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* ClusterFBomb: Scott [[spoiler:when he breaks down.]]



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* ClusterFBomb: Scott [[spoiler:when he breaks down.]]



* ForHappiness: Poppy just wants everyone to be happy. But, as Zoe says in the end, [[spoiler:"You can't make everyone happy!" - "There's no harm in trying, though, is there? Bring a smile to the world."]]



* ForHappiness: Poppy just wants everyone to be happy. But, as Zoe says in the end, [[spoiler:"You can't make everyone happy!" - "There's no harm in trying, though, is there? Bring a smile to the world."]]


* DearNegativeReader: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OU3RTFClDRQ Mike Leigh]]: "If people have a problem with Poppy I'm quite convinced that the problem is their problem, not Poppy's."


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* ArcWords: "Yknow?" Poppy certainly seems to.


* ManicPixieDreamGirl: The whole film is something of a deconstruction - [[spoiler: Poppy doesn't realise the way her behaviour can look flirtatious to an uptight, frustrated older man, while he doesn't realise she's a real person and not his rescuing BlitheSpirit.]]

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* ManicPixieDreamGirl: The whole film is something of a deconstruction - [[spoiler: Poppy doesn't realise the way her behaviour can look flirtatious to an uptight, frustrated older man, while he doesn't realise she's a real person and not his rescuing BlitheSpirit.Blithe Spirit. Following their final confrontation, she seems subdued and thoughtful, implying she is mulling over the consequences Scott threw at her, which isn't a trait of Manic Pixie Dream Girls.]]


The main character is a 30-year-old bachelor woman, Pauline "Poppy" Cross, who shares a London flat with her best friend Zoe, a fellow teacher. The film follows the misadventures of the happy-go-lucky teacher as she attempts to get a driver's license and deal with the daily issues of her life and her teaching career.

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The main character is a 30-year-old bachelor woman, Pauline "Poppy" Cross, Cross (Creator/SallyHawkins), who shares a London flat with her best friend Zoe, a fellow teacher. The film follows the misadventures of the happy-go-lucky teacher as she attempts to get a driver's license and deal with the daily issues of her life and her teaching career.


* MistakenForGay: Poppy jokes to Scott that she and Zoe are partners; unfortunately Scott has NoSenseOfHumour.



* MistakenForGay: Poppy jokes to Scott that she and Zoe are partners; unfortunately Scott has NoSenseOfHumour.


* SweetDreamsFuel: As long as you like Poppy and what she does, this movie can really cheer you up.


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* BreakTheCutie: [[spoiler: [[{{DefiedTrope}} Openly defied]] ]]

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* CoolTeacher: Poppy.
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* DarkAndTroubledPast: Scott.
* DeadpanSnarker: Zoe.

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* FriendToAllChildren: Poppy and Zoe

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* GenkiGirl: Poppy.

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* TheHyena: Poppy.

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* ThePollyanna: UpToEleven

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* PsychologistTeacher: Poppy.
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* SliceOfLife

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''Happy-Go-Lucky'' is a 2008 British film written and directed by Mike Leigh.

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''Happy-Go-Lucky'' is a 2008 British film written and directed by Mike Leigh.
Creator/MikeLeigh.


* ForHappiness: Poppy just wants everyone to be happy. But, as Zoe say in the end, [[spoiler:"You can't make everyone happy!" - "There's no harm in trying, though, is there? Bring a smile to the world."]]

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* ForHappiness: Poppy just wants everyone to be happy. But, as Zoe say says in the end, [[spoiler:"You can't make everyone happy!" - "There's no harm in trying, though, is there? Bring a smile to the world."]]


* [[spoiler: [[HappilyMarried Happy Couple]]: Poppy and Tim, going from Happy Date to Happy Couple with Happy Sex in mere hours.]]


* [[spoiler: GoodPeopleHaveGoodSex]]

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* [[spoiler: SatelliteLoveInterest: Poppy's boyfriend is probably the least interesting person in the film.]]

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* [[spoiler: SatelliteLoveInterest: Poppy's boyfriend is probably the least interesting person in the film.]]



* [[YoureJustJealous You're Just Jealous]]: says Suzy when Helen [[spoiler: feels threatened by Poppy just being happy without being worried about having a husband, house or life insurance.]]

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* [[YoureJustJealous You're Just Jealous]]: YoureJustJealous: says Suzy when Helen [[spoiler: feels threatened by Poppy just being happy without being worried about having a husband, house or life insurance.]]


* TheMessiah: Guess who.

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''Happy-Go-Lucky'' is a 2008 British film written and directed by Mike Leigh.

The main character is a 30-year-old bachelor woman, Pauline "Poppy" Cross, who shares a London flat with her best friend Zoe, a fellow teacher. The film follows the misadventures of the happy-go-lucky teacher as she attempts to get a driver's license and deal with the daily issues of her life and her teaching career.
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!!Tropes associated with this work:

* AnAesop: Have fun and enjoy life. [[spoiler:But know that you can't necessarily make everyone else happy.]]
* AttentionDeficitOohShiny: Scott accuses Poppy of this.
* BreakTheCutie: [[spoiler: [[{{DefiedTrope}} Openly defied]] ]]
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Poppy. She is upbeat when her bike is stolen, because she always wanted to get a driving licence. She also stuffs chicken fillets in her bra, because: "I like the way they make me feel. Like a natural woman." When drunk she is even more random than usual.
* ConspiracyTheorist: Scott the driving instructor. 666! Pyramids! En-Ra-Ha!
* CoolTeacher: Poppy.
* CharacterFilibuster
* ClusterFBomb: Scott [[spoiler:when he breaks down.]]
* DarkAndTroubledPast: Scott.
* DeadpanSnarker: Zoe.
* DearNegativeReader: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OU3RTFClDRQ Mike Leigh]]: "If people have a problem with Poppy I'm quite convinced that the problem is their problem, not Poppy's."
* FriendToAllChildren: Poppy and Zoe
* ForHappiness: Poppy just wants everyone to be happy. But, as Zoe say in the end, [[spoiler:"You can't make everyone happy!" - "There's no harm in trying, though, is there? Bring a smile to the world."]]
* GenkiGirl: Poppy.
* [[spoiler: GoodPeopleHaveGoodSex]]
* GoodSamaritan: Poppy, especially [[spoiler:in her encounter with the homeless guy whom she offers help and listens to.]]
* [[spoiler: [[HappilyMarried Happy Couple]]: Poppy and Tim, going from Happy Date to Happy Couple with Happy Sex in mere hours.]]
* HeterosexualLifePartners: Poppy and Zoe. The even sleep in the same bed. And like to cuddle.
* TheHyena: Poppy.
* ItsAllAboutMe: Scott accuses Poppy of being like this. Ironically, when he accuses her of knowing how to drive and only wanting to take driving lessons so she can flirt with him and drive him crazy, he comes off as this.
* ManicPixieDreamGirl: The whole film is something of a deconstruction - [[spoiler: Poppy doesn't realise the way her behaviour can look flirtatious to an uptight, frustrated older man, while he doesn't realise she's a real person and not his rescuing BlitheSpirit.]]
* TheMessiah: Guess who.
* NobleProfession: Poppy and her flatmate Zoe are shown as very capable primary school teachers. Especially Poppy lets her pupils have lots of fun in her lessons.
* MistakenForGay: Poppy jokes to Scott that she and Zoe are partners; unfortunately Scott has NoSenseOfHumour.
* NoSenseOfHumor: Scott. Poppy's younger sister (although she behaves like an older sister) Helen as well.
* ThePollyanna: UpToEleven
* ThePowerOfLove: Sally Hawkins [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ME4IdW_T28c said]] Love is what the movie is all about.
* PsychologistTeacher: Poppy.
* RousseauWasRight
* [[spoiler: SatelliteLoveInterest: Poppy's boyfriend is probably the least interesting person in the film.]]
* SeriousBusiness: According to Scott, you can't have fun when learning driving a car
* SliceOfLife
* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVersusCynicism: Poppy is on the one end, Scott on the other. The movie observes what happens when they interact. WordOfGod states the movie leans more towards the idealistic side. Mike Leigh says the movie is "anti-miserablist".
* SweetDreamsFuel: As long as you like Poppy and what she does, this movie can really cheer you up.
* [[YoureJustJealous You're Just Jealous]]: says Suzy when Helen [[spoiler: feels threatened by Poppy just being happy without being worried about having a husband, house or life insurance.]]
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