Nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, "Monsieur Lazhar" tells the poignant story of a Montreal middle school class shaken by the death of their well-liked teacher and trying to heal. Bachir Lazhar (Fellag), 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 by... Full synopsis »
April 13, 2012 (Limited)
DVD Release Date
August 28, 2012 (Buy on Amazon)
Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, brief language and a disturbing image
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