Billy Elliot

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Lads do football, or wrestling, or boxing. Not ballet!

Billy Elliot Synopsis

Northern England, 1974. What's a poor boy to do? Billy's mam is dead, his brother beats him up for nicking his Marc Bolan records, his dad's worried about the strike, his granny's lost her marbles, the streets are full of riot police. And Billy wants to be a ballet dancer.

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  • Credits
    • Starring:
      Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Gary Lewis , Jamie Draven
    • Director:
      Stephen Daldry
    • Producers:
      Greg Brenman, Jonathan Finn
    • Screenplay:
      Lee Hall
    • Executive Producers:
      David M. Thompson, Tessa Ross, Natascha Wharton, Charles Brand
    • Distributor
      Universal Pictures
    • Sales Agent:
      Universal Pictures
    • Credits summary:
      Working Title Films and BBC Films in association with the Film Council present a Tiger Aspect Production in association with WT2 of a Stephen Daldry film
    • Certificate:
    • Running time:
      110 mins 9 secs
  • Release Dates
    • In Cinemas
      September 29th 2000
    • Out on DVD
      April 18th 2006
    • Released
      September 29th 2000

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