I suppose that's appropriate. The movie takes place in a British coal mining town, where Billy Jamie Bell trudges off to boxing lessons for which he is ill-equipped. Life at home is tense because his father Gary Lewis and brother Tony Jamie Draven are striking miners. One day, at the other end of the village hall, he sees ballet lessons being taught by a chain-smoking disciplinarian Julie Walters , and his eyes grow large.
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When he is told about the incident with Lillian Jean and Cassie at the strawberry market, he becomes very angry, and takes his shotgun to threaten the Simms. Everyone is worried that he might get himself in trouble while he is trying to stand up for himself. He stays strong and believes that fighting racism softly would have no effect, and would give him no benefit. He wants to spend his entire life fighting racism violently, but he does not think about what might happen to him because of his angry protests and jokes on the white people. Mary Logan constantly worries that he will get himself killed or bring violence to the family. Jake cultivated an image where he is seen as a tough, fun leader of sorts who loves to drink with his friends and sing songs.
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While the film Billy Elliot was drawing huge crowds at the cinema yesterday, and expected to break first-weekend box office records, the real life inspiration for the heart-warming story was at a Royal Ballet gala - and looking back on his own arabesque from northern backstreets to Covent Garden. But the film's key, exhilarating sequence in which the miner's son pirouettes and leaps his way through the cobbled streets with sheer love of dance, came straight from Mosley's briefings to the screenwriter Lee Hall. Philip remembers how dreams of being Barnsley's answer to Gene Kelly go back "as long as I can remember. There was almost nothing but mining round my village, but my family were very supportive all the way through. In the film Billy Elliot pretends he's at boxing while he slips into the girls' ballet class, fearful of his dad's very vocal disapproval.