Movie Trailer for Billy Elliot (2000) Jamie Bell, Gary Lewis, Julie Walters, Jamie Draven - Stephen Daldry Movie Review

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Trailer for Billy Elliot

In the midst of the strikes during Thatcher's 80s young Billy Elliot (Jamie Bell) finds himself attracted to dance when after attending the local boy's boxing club he comes across Mrs. Wilkinson (Julie Walters) teaching girl's ballet. Encouraged by Mrs. Wilkinson's daughter Debbie (Nicola Blackwell) and his best friend Michael (Stuart Wells) who is in the process of dealing with his own sexuality Billy starts secretly taking ballet classes which causes major issues when his father, Jackie (Gary Lewis) and brother Tony (Jamie Draven), two red blooded miners who are on the picket line, learn of this. Banning Billy from the class Mrs. Wilkinson thinks he has potential and starts teaching him privately as she thinks he could make it in to the London ballet school. But the question is will his dad and brother come around to this especially when they are struggling financially due to the picketing. ... Read Review