What should a miner’s son be interested in? There is no doubt: boxing and boxing only. But 11-year-old Billy Elliot had his own opinion on this matter. He was in love with … ballet.
Tony’s father and older brother are furious when they learn that he has “traded boxing” for a less “masculine ballet.” And only the sharp-tongued Mrs. Wilkinson supports Billy in his desire to dance, and he gets the chance to enter the Royal Ballet School.