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Win 'Happy-Go-Lucky' on DVD!

'Happy-Go-Lucky,' an effervescent new comedy from writer and director Mike Leigh (Secrets and Lies), comes to DVD on March 10, 2009 from Miramax Films. Happy-Go-Lucky’s upbeat look at the life of an irrepressible optimist earned Leigh a 2009 Oscar® nomination for Best Original Screenplay.

Now even more irresistible on DVD with intriguing new bonus features, this feel-great comedy is a walk on the sunny side of the street with an endearing and inspiring heroine.

In a joyful star turn that earned her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture—Comedy or Musical, Sally Hawkins (Cassandra’s Dream, Vera Drake) headlines as Poppy, an irrepressibly free-spirited teacher with an infectious laugh and an unshakably positive outlook.

Written and directed by Leigh, Happy-Go-Lucky was filmed in his signature improvisational style, and also stars Eddie Marsan (Hancock) .

DVD Bonus Features:
• Audio Commentary by director Mike Leigh and actress Sally Hawkins • Happy in Character – Director Mike Leigh and the cast of Happy-Go-Lucky discuss the characters, story, process and creation of the film. • Behind the Wheel of Happy-Go-Lucky – A behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the film’s “studio on wheels,” and a conversation with cast and crew about what it was like to to shoot so many crucial scenes behind the wheel of a car in actual traffic.

If you would like to win your own copy, and you think you know all there is to know about director Mike Leigh, then just answer this easy question: In which of his late'80s films did he focus on a disjointed working-class family whose members live in a "run-down flat" and a "council house"?!

Send me your answers and if you're correct you'll be in the running to win one of these new DVDs. Just send us an e:mail here before April 15th with your answer and the subject title CONTEST: HAPPY GO LUCKY DVDs to:

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