1984: In a north England exploration town, miners are on hit and the atmosphere is tight. Eleven-year older Billy Elliot, whose dad and buddy are playing the hit, whose mom has died quite some time ago and in whose grandmother is definitely not entirely aware of what's happening, doesn't just like the brutal boxing lessons in school. Instead, he falls for the girls' ballet lessons. When his father discovers about this strange love of his, Billy is in difficulty. Being maintained the ballet teacher, Mrs. Wilkinson, he keeps in training secretly while the operate situation in addition to the problems in the home get worse. Finally, Mrs. Wilkinson manages to get Billy an audition intended for the Hoheitsvoll Ballet University, but now he also has to open his heart to his family.
Billy is taken up the boxing gym simply by his daddy, but this individual finds out that he would not really like the game. Part of the boxing gym is employed by a ballet class since their normal studio inside the basement of the sports hub is being applied as a soup kitchen to get the impressive miners. He's drawn in by ballet tutor (Julie Walters), and with her support, secretly begins taking recreation lessons. Billy's father discovers after the boxing teacher makes comment of Billy's absence. Billy can now be forbidden to dance although continues secretly because he has become passionate about that.
As a consequence of Tony's arrest throughout a confrontation among police and striking miners, Billy yearns for an important casting for the Royal Entracte School. His ballet tutor goes to their property to tell his father about the skipped opportunity. Billy's father and brother, fearing that Billy will be seen as an " poof, " become outraged on the idea of him becoming a professional ballet ballerina.
Once having accidentally found Billy move, however , his father realises that his son is really gifted and is also willing to perform whatever it takes to help him understand his desire. He attempts to get across the picket line to cover Billy's training, but can be stopped simply by his elderly...