REVIEW: BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL
A heartwarming story of a working-class boy in a British mining town who longs to dance, Billy Elliot: The Musical Live debuts on Digital HD September 29, 2015, and on Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on October 13, 2015, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Based on the Oscar®-nominated film, Billy Elliot: The Musical Live was filmed at the Victoria Palace Theatre in London's famed West End and features a soaring score by Sir Elton John (The Lion King, Aida) that captures all of the excitement, emotion and passion that has sold out theaters worldwide since the musical's 2000 debut.
SYNOPSIS: Based on the beloved film and winner of 10 Tony® Awards including Best Musical, Billy Elliot: The Musical Live is a celebration of one of the world's most popular and successful stage shows. A modern-day fairy tale of a young boy who exchanges boxing gloves for ballet shoes, Billy's story is set during the 1980's coal-miners' strike in northern England, where his determination inspires an entire community. From the creative team behind the original film and legendary songwriter Elton John, this story of self-discovery, determination, love and hope is brought to life in a funny, uplifting and spectacular event viewers will want to experience again and again!
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 2.40:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 7.1 Dolby Digital in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English,
and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (2.40:1) 16x9
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
English SDH, Spanish, French, Polish, Russian, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, Hebrew, and Romanian
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An Introduction from Elliot Hanna
Behind the Curtain