People encounter different experiences and respond to the individually. These personal experiences may result in growth, change or other consequences. There are a variety of pathways and elements which enables for the transition of an individual into a new world. An individual’s determination to pursue a dream can inspire them to challenge society’s expectations as they transition into a new world. However, there are barriers which often disallow an individual to achieve this movement into their desired world. The concept of ‘into the world is evident in the film Billy Elliot by Stephen Daldry (2000).
Often difficulty is faced by an individual when there are …show more content…
This is highlighted in a pivotal scene in the film where Jackie is forced to see his Billy’s talent and that he must give him a chance. The strong rhythm and dynamics of the music match Billy’s emotions and the pride he has in his love for dance. Moreover, in the scene where Billy explains how he feels when he dances his response confirms his passion and love for dance “I forget everything…and…sort of disappear… like I feel a change in me whole body. Like there’s a fire in me body. I’m just there…flying…like a bird. Like electricity. Yeah…like electricity.”
An individual may encounter instances where they must be accepting of the world that others choose to move into. The song ‘Get it On’ is played non diagetically and visual metaphor is used to show that Michael and Billy away from the beliefs of society where they take a short cut when they are running. Michael tells Billy “I think you’d look wicked” (in a tutu). Billy merely dismisses this statement by saying “come on” and continuing their run. It is evident that Michael is experimenting with his sexual identity where he is trying on his sister’s dresses. The theme of gender is presented as Billy confirms his heterosexuality “Just because I like ballet…doesn’t mean I’m a poof, you know?” after Michael takes Billy’s hands and puts them in his jacket to warm them up. His heterosexuality is also reinforced by the tender moment shared with the close up shot of Debby caressing his face