Monsieur Lazhar

The best teachers don’t simply share what’s in a textbook, they offer up their own experiences to their students and learn something from the kids in their class as they go over the material, discovering what each of them do and don’t know. Philippe Falardeau’s film Monsieur Lazhar is a story about an unusual teacher who guides his students through...read more

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02:08 — Nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, MONSIEUR LAZHAR tells the story of middle school class shaken by the death of their well-liked (more…)
Monsieur Lazhar - Trailer
02:05 — 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 (more…)
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02:22 — Trailer for Monsieur Lazhar. Bachir Lazhar is a middle-aged Algerian immigrant seeking political refuge in Quebec. Bachir jumps at the opportunity to (more…)

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  • Released: 2011
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: The best teachers don’t simply share what’s in a textbook, they offer up their own experiences to their students and learn something from the kids in their class as they go over the material, discovering what each of them do and don’t know. Philippe Falard… (more)