In praise of “Billy Elliott”

I’ve been watching the movie Billy Elliott again – for tutoring purposes (HSC ESL English). I have really been struck by how beautifully and artfully it was filmed, especially given Stephen Daldry was until making Billy Elliott totally a theatre man.

Visual motifs: 1 — the leap

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Visual motifs: 2 – walls and cages

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I’ll let you work out what might be made of this, if anything… But there is clearly nothing accidental about it.

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