Billy Elliot (Jamie Bell) is an 11-year-old boy living in northeast England in the mid-1980s. While his gruff father and brother are taking part in a massive coal miners strike, Billy goes to boxing lessons and furtively plays his dead mother's piano … see full wiki
A dancing Angela's Ashes is how I first thought of this movie. An Irish kid who overcomes his austere upbringing and brutish working class family by becoming a ballet dancer.
This films warmed my heart (not an easy thing to do). Who can resist a film where love and art conquer ignorance? Nice acting done by the child actor who played Billy Elliot.
A very well directed and well acted piece that I would recommend for the family. The filming was very beautiful as well. There was some profanity however.
I would recommend it for those who had children over 13 due to that.
Suitability For Children: Suitable for Children Age 13 and Older
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