Dance symbolizes resistance, but also hope

Garth 2022-04-23 07:01:45

Billy's family is the lowest level of miners in the UK. Like other low-level families, his father and brother participated in the union's strike to win more rights for the miners. At the beginning of the scene, Dad and brother will yell at the people who are compromising that they are betrayers. But later, when Dad realized that Billy might be a dancing genius, Dad also silently walked on the bus of the two betrayers... The scene of Dad's final collapse and pain left a deep impression on me... Dad is a very traditional miner man, The older brother has gone down the exact same path as his father, and he doesn't want his younger son to be them too, living a repetitive life. Dance symbolizes resistance and hope... Through his own love and hard work, Billy finally stood on the stage of life.

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  • Fabian 2022-03-27 09:01:05

    Billy missed the dance after the first Audition. From summer to winter, the emotional release and the visual impact of colors were so intense that I forgot to breathe. Because dance is inherently about emotions, there is love, anger, despair, struggle and hope that can be expressed. Billy begins with a leap of hope and ends with a leap of hope. Great script, the music is a little weird in the first few paragraphs, and then it gets better.

  • Sheila 2021-11-16 08:01:28

    Another tear gas. The family relationship that first suppresses and then rises is not the realization of dreams that is truly touching. It's family affection, the love of the father for his son, including the transformation of his brother. Every subsequent detailed description of his father and his brother's love for Billy is a tear gas. The hope in the desperate world, the warmth in the cold world, is really touching.

Billy Elliot quotes

  • Billy: Miss, you don't fancy me do, do you?

    Mrs. Wilkinson: No, Billy. Funnily enough, I don't. Now piss off!

    Billy: [smiling] Piss off yourself.

  • Dad: I'm bustin' my ass for those 50 pences and you're - look, from now on, you stay here and look out for your Nana. Got that? Good.

    Grandma: They used to say I could have been a professional dancer if I'd had the trainin'!


    Billy: I hate you! You're a bastard!