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Sarah Megan Thomas, Alysia Reiner, David Alan Basche, Samuel Roukin and Roe Hartrampf - The Cast of the movie Equity had dinner at Stephen Starr's Tulula's Garden in Philadelphia at Tulula's Garden - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States - Thursday 23rd July 2015

Sarah Megan Thomas, Alysia Reiner, David Alan Basche, Samuel Roukin and Roe Hartrampf
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Alysia Reiner and David Alan Basche
Sarah Megan Thomas, Alysia Reiner and David Alan Basche

Samuel Roukin Monday 19th October 2009 attends the premiere for 'Bright Star' during the Times BFI London Film Festival at the Odeon Leicester Square London, England

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Happy-Go-Lucky Review


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Centered on a plucky, chirping elementary school teacher in North London, Mike Leigh's Happy-Go-Lucky may, at first, look like a great diversion from the Salford-born director's working-class, kitchen-sink-realism directing style. All the dark tones, greys, blacks, and dark greens are traded in for some bright blues, reds, and oranges. There are no house-call abortionists or down-on-their-luck families who only find hope in the next pint, just a chipper Finsbury Park bird who always looks at the brighter side.

That isn't to say that the world is not still a cold place in Leigh's latest, his tenth feature. Poppy (Sally Hawkins), the teacher in question, finds herself confronted with Leigh's dire real world from the very beginning. In the very first scene, Poppy finds herself in a Haringey bookstore getting snubbed by a self-serious, Burning Man reject too invested in a philosophy tome to speak. Returning to the street, in an open nod to De Sica's Bicycle Thieves and the first of several minor injustices Poppy must cope with, the peppy educator finds her bike stolen but can only cackle in disbelief at the crime.

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Samuel Roukin - Samuel Roukin and Guest London, England - UK premiere of 'Happy-Go-Lucky' held at the Odeon Camden - Arrivals Monday 14th April 2008

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