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Billy Elliot

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Original title
Billy Elliot
Year
Running time
111 min.
Country
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Director
Screenwriter
Lee Hall
Music
Stephen Warbeck
Cinematography
Brian Tufano
Cast
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Producer
Working Title Films / BBC Films / The Arts Council / WT2
Genre
Drama. Comedy | Ballet. 1980s. Gay & Lesbian. Dancing
Synopsis / Plot
Billy (Jamie Bell), through his unexpected love of dance, embarks on a journey of self-discovery in the world of picket lines, cultural stereotypes, a family in crisis and a headstrong ballet teacher. When eleven-year-old Billy stumbles across a local ballet class that comes to share the village hall with his boxing club, something in the magic of the movements captures his imagination, and he's soon ditching his boxing gloves to sneak in at the back of Mrs. Wilkinson's (Julie Walters) lessons. With a sharp eye for talent, Mrs. Wilkinson's zest for teaching is revived when she sees Billy's potential.
Awards
2000: 3 Nominations for Oscar: Director, Supporting Actress (Julie Walters), Original Screenplay
2000: 2 Nominations for Golden Globe: Best Movie - Drama, Supporting Actress (Walters)
2000: 3 BAFTA Awards: Best British Film, Actor and Supporting Actress. 13 Nominations
2001: Nominated for Goya: Best European Movie
2000: Nominated for Cesar: Best Foreign Language Picture
2000: Nominated for David of Donatello: Best Foreign Language Picture
2000: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Best Movie
2000: National Board of Review: Best Actor revelación (Jamie Bell)
2000: Critics' Choice Awards: Best Child Performer (Bell). 2 Nominations
2000: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
2000: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
2000: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): 3 Nom. inc. Best Performance by Cast in a Motion Picture
2000: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): 4 Awards including Best Movie. 5 Nominations
2000: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 2 Nom., incl. Best Supporting Actress (Walters)
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