Billy Elliot is a coming-of-age comedy-drama film released in 2000. Story takes place during the miners strike in 1984 and 1985.
I chose this film because the plot is unheard of and it really striked me when I watched it for the first time.
Stephen Daldry, the producer, really made a good job by paralleling both little Elliot emancipation and the professional life of his father which was being a miner in 1984. Also we don't often see a single father raising alone his child. He embodies the hard balance which a lot of miners had to deal with : keep striking or make a living for your family.