Billy Elliot

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    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.

    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

    Sales agent:

    Universal Pictures

    Distributor:

    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:

    15

    Running time:

    110 mins

    Release Dates

    Released

    29 September 2000

    Out on DVD

    18 April 2006

    Broadcast on

    7 June 2015

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