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Billy Elliot

Rated R for language.

R 111min.
 
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Brassed Off meets My Name Is Joe in this gritty coming-of-age drama about a young son of a poor English coal miner who dreams of being a ballet dancer. The film is set during a 1984 miners' strike in Durham county, where angry clashes between ... Read More
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June 22, 2011
aldercatherine
This is such a touching story about finding your own true path and not letting anyone get you off of it regardless of your community and family pressuring you with \"How odd!\" The lead is very believable and fun to watch as he learns to dance. It is so very triumphant. Enjoy!
December 29, 2010
kairp1
Amazing, So touching.
November 11, 2008
honeydove64
I love the art of Ballet,and think the greatest and most well -known talent in that craft is actor Michail Baryshnikov;In this film, the viewer sees how strong a "push" dance can be.Billy Elliot (Jamie Bell)'s father works as a miner in England,as most of the men do.When Billy wrestles,he hears the girls' ballet class and falls in love wih the art. Julie Walters plays the dance instructor who

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