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Monsieur Lazhar


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Release Date: April 13, 2012 (limited)
Studio: Music Box Films
Director: Philippe Falardeau
Screenwriter: Philippe Falardeau
Starring: Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nélisse, Émilien Néron, Danielle Proulx, Brigitte Poupart
Genre: Comedy, Drama
MPAA Rating: Not Available
Official Website: MonsieurLazharmovie.com
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Plot Summary: 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 Fellag and a stunning ensemble of child actors.

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