Monsieur Lazhar

Monsieur Lazhar

Directed by Philippe Falardeau

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The Oscar-nominated, poignant story of a Montreal middle school class shaken by the death of a well-liked teacher. Then Bachir Lazhar, a 55-year-old Algerian immigrant, offers the school his services as a substitute teacher and is quickly hired. As he helps the children heal, he also learns to accept his own painful past. This moving film features exquisite performances and a stunning ensemble of child actors.

The poignant story of a school shaken by the death of a well-liked teacher and the middle-aged immigrant substitute teacher who helps the children heal.

Cast: Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nélisse, Émilien Néron