Monsieur Lazhar

    Genre
    Drama
  • Runtime
    94 mins
  • Release Date
    2011
  • Countries
    Canada
  • Languages
    French

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Rated 97% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, Academy Award nominated MONSIEUR LAZHAR is a thoughtful portrait of a recent emigrant (Mohamed Fellag) of Algeria, who takes over a Canadian classroom after a teacher's tragic death. The Wall Street Journal raves, "What makes the film enthralling is the wisdom and grace with which it addresses the twin subjects of grief and healing, and the quiet beauty of Mohamed Fellag's performance in the title role."
DIRECTED BY:
Philippe Falardeau
WRITTEN BY:
Philippe Falardeau, Evelyne de la Cheneliere
CAST INCLUDES:
Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nélisse, Émilien Néron

SYNOPSIS

At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed.

Monsieur Lazhar

    Genre
    Drama
  • Runtime
    94 mins
  • Release Date
    2011
  • Countries
    Canada
  • Languages
    French
DIRECTED BY
Philippe Falardeau
WRITTEN BY
Philippe Falardeau, Evelyne de la Cheneliere
CAST INCLUDES
Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nélisse, Émilien Néron
Rated 97% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, Academy Award nominated MONSIEUR LAZHAR is a thoughtful portrait of a recent emigrant (Mohamed Fellag) of Algeria, who takes over a Canadian classroom after a teacher's tragic death. The Wall Street Journal raves, "What makes the film enthralling is the wisdom and grace with which it addresses the twin subjects of grief and healing, and the quiet beauty of Mohamed Fellag's performance in the title role."

At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed.