Essays Tagged: "Billy Elliot"

Is Billy Elliot gay?

Billy lives with his overly macho father and brother, and their increasingly senile grandmother, and ... her, and their increasingly senile grandmother, and so a major mother figure in his life is absent. Billy is seen slightly as the outcast of the family, being the youngest and still at school he isn't ... ings of the family. The relationship that the father has with the two sons is very different, Tony, Billy's older brother works alongside their father everyday and with the strikes, and they both ther ...

(3 pages) 70 4 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Way to dream - a review of the "Billy Eliot" movie.

mAll people are different, but everybody has dreams. Dreams are different and depend on the person. Billy Elliot has his personal dream - this is ballet, but most importantly, it is not what kind of d ... ot what kind of dream we have, but most importantly, how persistent we are on the way to our dream. Billy was not afraid to fight all obstacles, which he encountered on his way, and was triumphant. It ...

(1 pages) 46 0 2.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Brief outline of film "billy elliot" with Q&A to director.

Year 12 English 2004ASSESMENT TASK: TERM 3MODULE C: TEXTS AND SOCIETY-Billy ElliotThe opening scenes of a film are very important as they introduce the characters and sce ... portant as they introduce the characters and scene to the audience. What do the opening scenes of ' Billy Elliot' reveal to its audience?The opening scenes and titles of the film provide a lot of info ... ers that tremble with anticipation while placing the record on the player. The following shot shows Billy's exhilaration as he is jumping up in to the screen. Billy's love of dancing emboldens him and ...

(3 pages) 39 1 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Billy Elliot film text reponse: What does Jackie Elliot want from his son?

st views. he sees that boys should be tough whilst girls should be more placid. Throughout the film Billy Elliot, the directer has created the character Jackie Elliot, a widowed father feeling the gri ... ions as Jackie with gender based traditions and this may have influenced him to think this way.When Billy is taken to the boxing gym by his father, he finds out that he doesn't really like the idea of ...

(2 pages) 38 1 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Feature article on "Billy Elliot" directed by Stephen Daldry.

sions, decisions...From Coal Dust Into a Lake of SwansA year 12 student, examines various worlds of Billy Elliot.All in all, we all have to make decisions. They are either straightforward or challengi ... society has different views on whether or not children are allowed to make decisions by themselves. Billy Elliot is drifting between a variety of worlds. He lived in a world where his future was decid ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Billy Elliot

Billy ElliotSegment 1:* The film starts with a close up shot of Billy playing the CD player. This is ... ng when I was 12; dance myself right up through the roof." As audience, we see the visual images of Billy jumping up and down as though dancing. The fragmented images consist of a variety of close-up ... lose-up shots of Billy jump up the screen. It then pans out to long shots and we are informed about Billy's playful nature and his passion towards dancing. The music also creates an energetic mood whi ...

(16 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Analyse how links between the beginning and end helped you understand a main theme or issue.

In the film ‘Billy Elliot’ directed by Stephen Daldry there are links between the beginning and the end whic ... and the end most effectively delivers it to the audience.In the beginning scenes, the audience see Billy jumping up and down, dancing. The fact that camera shot shows Billy falling after jumping perh ... fact that camera shot shows Billy falling after jumping perhaps represents this theme of struggle. Billy like a chick is unable to fly away freely towards his desire, something is holding him back, d ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Compare and contrast the way men are portrayed in two different film genres.

Movies that are being discussed are "Billy Elliot" and "Remember the Titans" for a genre of drama, and on the other hand, Armageddon and ... t is important to consider the actors and their every action while they are acting, for example; in Billy Elliot (Jamie Bell) an innocent looking child was used as a main character to help portray tha ... ing them to be more outspoken about what they really love and what their real goals in life are. In Billy Elliot his (Jamie Bell) ballet teacher (Mrs. Wilkinson) believes and helps Billy through the t ...

(4 pages) 29 1 1.5 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"Change isn't always easy." Discuss the impact of Change in the texts you have studied.

The impact of change in the film “Billy Elliot” directed by Steven Daldry, the novel “Saving Francesca” by Melina March ... that the impact of change can be immense and sometimes we cannot do anything about it. In the film Billy Elliot, Billy has to handle the impact of his mother’s death, his father and brother’ ... d brother’s strike due to Thatcherism, and a the rejection of his newfound interest in Ballet. Billy develops through handling the adversity that change has brought about. In Saving Francesca, Fr ...

(7 pages) 27 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Billy Elliot -Stephen Daldry Although Billy Elliot is an entertaining film, it has little depth and nothing to teach us. Discuss.

Billy Elliot was an entertaining film, but it also has a lot of depth and things to tech us. Such as ... rtaining film, but it also has a lot of depth and things to tech us. Such as thing about you dreams.Billy's family struggles throughout the movie in many different ways. The most obvious being, their ... l working, but much later in the movie he understands why some people have to work. Jackie pays for Billy to go to boxing class every week, but soon Billy uses the money for Ballet class. This is Bill ...

(5 pages) 11 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Briefly Outline the film "Billy Elliot" (Transcript: Interviewer and Director)

r emotional. Today we are honored to have the director “Stephen Daldry” of the film “Billy Elliot” here to enlighten us how techniques are used to represent the changing effects of ... #146;s a pleasure! I would like to say hello to all the year 12 out there whom have chosen to study billy Elliot for their HSCM: First off, do you think billy Elliot is a good representation of into t ...

(11 pages) 6 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers