Set against the background of the 1984 Miners' Strike, 11-year-old Billy Elliot stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, inner conflict, and standing on his toes.
|Companies||StudioCanal, BBC Films, Tiger Aspect Productions, Arts Council of England, Working Title Films, WT2 Productions|
|Countries||France, United Kingdom|
|Keywords||dancing, homophobia, workers' quarter, dancing class, strike, northern england, scholarship, ballet, coming of age, single father, audition, dance class, ballet school, dance teacher, 1980s, miners strike, durham england, father son relationship, ballet dancing, gay|