Monsieur Lazhar

4th Novemeber 2012

After the tragic death of their well-liked teacher, a school class is left shaken and fragile. A new primary teacher is appointed, the mysterious and charming Bachir Lazhar who, as each day passes, earns the trust of the class and allows them to grieve. Lazhar’s compassion has a huge impact on the most sensitive pupils, but unbeknown to them, he is also fighting his own personal battles that have left him emotionally vulnerable.

12A cert – Canada 2012 – Director: Philippe Falardeau
Running time: 94 minutes – Language: French
Cast: Mohamed Fellag, Emilien Neron, Marie-Eve Beauregard

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Filed Under: Season 2012-13