About the film
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Release Date: May 18, 2000
|Slogan||:||«Inside every one of us is a special talent waiting to come out. The trick is finding it.»|
|Genres||:||Drama, Comedy, Music|
|Production Companies||:||StudioCanal, BBC Films, Tiger Aspect Productions, Arts Council of England, Working Title Films, WT2 Productions|
|Producers||:||Greg Brenman, Jonathan Finn, Charles Brand, Tessa Ross, David M. Thompson, Natascha Wharton, Jina Jay|
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.