Characterization of billy elliot billy elliot is a 12-year-old boy who lives with his father jackie, his big brother tony and his eighty-year-old grandmother in everington in northeast england at the time of the miners' strike in mid-1980s. Billy lives with his widowed father, jackie, and older brother, tony, both coal miners out on strike, and also his invalid grandmother category people & blogs. By applying symbolic codes the director has shown the relationship between billy and his father jackie elliot to be quite unique throughout the film the relationship between billy and jackie change. Billy continues to train in secret while the film develops an interesting comparison between him and his best friend michael (stuart wells), who is also struggling with his identity when billy's father catches him dancing with michael dressed in a tutu, we, the audience, believe that it is all over.
In the film billy elliot a rule that is heavily enforced by jackie, billy's father, is the idea of gender roles throughout the film billy is faced with enormous difficulty because of the views of society, which helps to enforce his rule, as billy enjoys participating in stereotypically feminine activities. Billy elliot melvin burgess guided reading activities 1 billy, jackie, and ballet read the passage where billy talks about doing ballet and how it makes him. Billy lives with his widowed father, jackie, and older brother, tony, both coal miners out on strike (the latter being the union bully), and also his maternal grandmother, who has alzheimer's disease and once aspired to be a professional dancer. Billy elliot lives with his father jackie, his older brother tony and his bemused grandma in northern england his mother has died some years ago even if there isn't much money, jackie takes billy to the sports centre to learn boxing, as a tradition.
Finally believing in his son's talent, billy's father (gary lewis) returns to work at the mine to help billy realize his dream billy's brother (jamie draven) however, is against his going back. Billy elliot is a heart warming story about an 11 year old boy that lives in a mining village with is father jackie, older brother tony and his grandmother jackie and tony work in the mines but are currently on strike and during this time billy has to take boxing lessons which he is not happy about. In the film billy elliot, the relationship between billy and his father, jackie was key through the use of camera shots, lightning and dialogue, i was able to understand how the characters and their relationship changed.
Another example from the movie is the relationship between billy and his father, jackie jackie is a very old-fashioned father but he was forced to be both a father and a mother to billy, which gave him mixed feelings. Elton later confided he related the billy elliot movie to his own relationship with his dad, which was partly the reason for co-writing the songs for the musical match game host gene rayburn was known to take up needlepoint to occupy his time on the six-hour flights from new york to los angeles (where his show taped. Billy is looked after by his father, brother, and grandfather, after his mother's death a few years earlier they are not well off and have no experience with, or tolerance for, the arts his dad and brother are totally against the idea of him learning to dance but billy finds himself drawn towards the ballet world.
The relationship between billy and his father (and between billy and tony) grows to becomes quite moving and uplifting the movie also shows the strong positive bond between billy and his maternal grandmother, who's a bit senile but lucid enough to know what billy's dancing really means to him. Billy's got problems of his own his dad has scraped together the fees to send him to boxing lessons, but billy has discovered a different aptitude: a genius for ballet dancing since admitting to such an activity is tantamount, in this fiercely macho culture, to holding up a sign reading i am gay, billy keeps it quiet. Billy elliot is a 12-year-old boy whose father and older brother are miners on strike billy's mother passed away several years back and his grandmother is starting to show signs of senility the only future for the boy seems to be a job working in the mines, assuming the strike ends in the miners' favor. A significant conflict and relationship in the movie billy elliot directed by stephen daldry is between billy and his father jacky billy is an 11-year-old boy who lives in ireland with his father, brother and grandmother in a little apartment.
Billy is well aware that ballet dancer is not on his father's list of suitable professions for his son, but even though he is desperate to please his father, and frightened of his brother's reaction, he keeps steadfastly on towards his dream. The relationship between billy and his father is the heart of the story at the beginning they are emotionally distant from each other billy's father doesn't really know his youngest son at all. In the film billy elliot, billy's father jackie and brother tony are influenced by their financial struggles the movie is set in northern england in 1984, the time the uk miner's strike took place.
When his father finds out that billy is doing ballet, instead of boxing, the door motif is again prominent, as billy's father jackie physically prevents billy from going through doors, physically holding billy back from continuation on his journey into a new world and environment. Father-son conflict billy elliot billy elliotdir stephen daldry perf jamie bell and gary lewis universal, 2000 online video billy elliot is a movie about the relationship between a british miner named jackie and his youngest son,billy.
Jackie gives powerful illustration to the stereotypical psyche of male roles in society his identity as a miner of north england during the miners' strike and ex-champion boxer already reverberates the fact that he holds very traditionalistic male values. In the example of billy elliot, bubbly brother tony and father jackie work as minors who represent the proletariat they are also part of the the minors union who are on strike and fighting the government, who are the bourgeoisie for their rights. Widower jackie elliot and his firstborn, fellow miner tony, take a dim view of 11 year-old second son billy's poor record in boxing class, which worsens when they discover he sneakily transferred to the neighboring, otherwise girls-only-attended ballet class. Billy's world is new world is further focused on during the strike where billy's father and brother are protesting and billy is doing ballet daldry uses fast cut shots during this scene to create a contrast between billy's old world which he left behind and the new world to which he just stepped into.