Billy Elliot Poster

Release Date: March 30th, 2001

DVD Release Date: April 17th, 2001

R|1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary
The life of 11-year-old Billy Elliot, a coal miner's son in Northern England, is forever changed one day when he stumbles upon a ballet class during his weekly boxing lesson. Before long, he finds himself in dance, demonstrating the kind of raw talent seldom seen by the class' exacting instructor, Mrs. Wilkinson. With a tart tongue and a never-ending stream of cigarettes in her hand, Mrs. Wilkinson's zest for teaching is revived when she sees Billy's potential.

Cast: Julie Walters, Jamie Bell, Jamie Draven, Gary Lewis, Jean Heywood, Stuart Wells, Nicola Blackwell, Adam Cooper

Director: Stephen Daldry

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Arts Council of England, Working Films, BBC, Studio Canal, WT², Tiger Aspect Pictures

Distributors: USA Films, Universal Pictures

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