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Billy Elliott

2 Ratings: 3.5
English film about a working class boy who wants to be a dancer

Billy Elliot is a 2000 British drama film written by Lee Hall and was directed by Stephen Daldry. Set in the fictional town of 'Everington' in the real County Durham, UK, it stars Jamie Bell as 11-year-old … see full wiki

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2 reviews about Billy Elliott
review by . October 01, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Gotta dance
There's not much new about the theme of Billy Elliott, that of the strength of love and of being true to oneself. But this is a fresh new take, with its focus upon an eleven year old boy from a gritty English mining town who wants to become a ballet dancer. Jamie Bell is winning as the novice dancer, and Gary Lewis as his coal miner dad does well with the struggle to come to terms with his wish for a better life for his son and his puzzlement about his choice of profession, which he views as …
Quick Tip by . October 09, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Surprisingly absorbing tale of a boy with a mind of his own choosing a future of his own.
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