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Billy Elliot: Barrier Free Version

UK, France2000 110minColorDCP

Director

Stephen DALDRY

Synopsis

Happening upon a ballet class at the gym where he’s been taking boxing lessons, Billy finds himself dancing his first steps behind the girls in toe shoes. Mrs. Wilkinson sees great potential in him, offers special classes and encourages him to get an audition at the Royal Ballet School in London. Billy loves doing ballet but keeps it secret from his father, Jackie, who believes ballet is the female thing. One day, Jackie makes an unexpected visit to the gym and finds out his son’s secret on the spot.