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