Monsieur Lazhar 2012

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. FRENCH LANGUAGE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
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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. FRENCH LANGUAGE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

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Mature themes

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94mins

Critic Reviews

  • Yo, teach! – Monsieur Lazhar Review

    Reviewed by Jess Lomas

    Writer director Philippe Falardeau has but a handful of credits to his name, and yet his latest went on to become a 2012 Best Foreign Language Film nominee. With such an achievement to its name, Mo...

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  • Yo, teach! – Monsieur Lazhar Review

    Reviewed by Jess Lomas

    Writer-director Philippe Falardeau has but a handful of credits to his name, and yet his latest went on to become a 2012 Best Foreign Language Film nominee. With such an achievement to its name, Mo...

    + Read the full review

Member Reviews

  • Great movie, beautifully shot, really enjoyable.

  • A very rewarding film. Recommended.

  • Well crafted, beautifully acted movie. Abrupt end a little disappointing but well worth watching.

  • Best film we've seen in a year.

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