Sally Hawkins and Eddie Marsan star in director Mike Leigh's lighthearted comedy Happy-Go-Lucky, which revolves around an eternally optimistic teacher living and working in North London. Thirty year-old Poppy (Hawkins) always has a smile on her face, and does her best to brighten the days of those around her by making small talk and cracking jokes. We recently met up with the joyful woman behind Poppy's keen demeanor, Sally Hawkins, to find out what it's like to be so darn cheerful all the time. To watch our exclusive interview with the young actress, click on the video clip below:

Happy-Go-Lucky is currently in limited release and will be heading to a theater near you soon.