Monsieur Lazhar

Canada – Philippe Falardeau – 1 hr 34 min – w/subtitles

MONSIEUR LAZHAR is a transcendent film about an Algerian teacher who comes to a Montreal middle school class after the suicide of their well liked teacher. Canada’s Oscar entry is a sensitively acted, precisely directed drama about children and adults who are forced to deal with loss. Starring Mohamed Fellag, whose deeply felt performance is matched by the natural charm of the child actors.


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