Monsieur Lazhar

Monsieur Lazhar


                                    Monsieur Lazhar
| 1 h 34 min
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In this multiple award-winning and Oscar® nominated dramatic feature film, an Algerian immigrant with a painful past replaces a popular teacher who committed suicide in a Montreal public elementary school in the classroom. He and his new students come together in their different, yet shared, grief, and forge a way forward into the new landscapes of their lives. Winner of the 2011 Best Canadian Feature Film award at the Toronto International Film Festival, multiple 2012 Jutra awards including Best Film, and nominated for the 2012 Oscar® for Best Foreign Language Film.

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Credits
  • director
    Philippe Falardeau
  • producer
    Luc Déry
    Kim McGraw

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  • thebonnet

    Some films have such a beauty, such as this one. This film touched me very much, and I now know how hard life can be, but yet there is such peace and hope.

    thebonnet, 26 Dec 2015

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