Monsieur Lazhar

Monsieur Lazhar (2011)

During a harsh Montréal winter, an elementary-school class is left reeling after its teacher commits suicide. Bachir Lazhar, a charismatic Algerian immigrant, steps in as the substitute teacher for the classroom of traumatized children. All the while, he must keep his personal life tucked away: the fact that he is seeking political refuge in Québec – and that he, like the children, has suffered an appalling loss.

Writing:
  • Philippe Falardeau
  • Evelyne de la Chenelière
Directing:
  • Philippe Falardeau
themoviedb icon 7.1/10
  • Views: 4
  • Release Date: 2011-09-10
  • Language: Français
  • Country: CA
  • Runtime: 94
  • Revenue: $6,581,915

Mohamed Fellag

Bachir Lazhar

Danielle Proulx

Mme Vaillancourt

Sophie Nélisse

Alice L'Écuyer

Marie-Ève Beauregard

Marie-Frédérique

Louis Champagne

Concierge

Daniel Gadouas

Me Gilbert Danis

Francine Ruel

Mme Dumas

Nico Lagarde

Psychologue

André Robitaille

Commissaire

Stéphane Demers

Père de Marie-Frédérique

Nathalie Costa

Mère de Marie-Frédérique

Judith Baribeau

Professeur d'anglais
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