Monsieur Lazhar Image
Metascore
83

Universal acclaim - based on 31 Critics

User Score
7.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 32 Ratings

Summary: Monsieur Lazhar tells the story of a Montreal middle school class shaken by the death of their well-liked teacher. Bachir Lazhar, 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. (Music Box Films)
Runtime: 94 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, a disturbing image and brief language
Official Site: http://www.monsieurlazhar.com/
Production: micro_scope
Genres: Drama, Comedy
Country: Canada
Languages: English, French, Arabic
Home Release Date: Aug 28, 2012
Director Credit
Philippe Falardeau Director
Writer Credit
Philippe Falardeau Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Danielle Proulx Ms. Vaillancourt
Émilien Néron Simon
Mohamed Fellag Bachir Lazhar
Sophie Nélisse Alice L'Écuyer
Cast Credit
André Robitaille Commissionner
Brigitte Poupart Claire Lajoie
Daniel Gadouas Mr. Gilbert Danis
Danielle Proulx Mme Vaillancourt
Émilien Néron Simon
Evelyne de la Chenelière Alice's Mother
Francine Ruel Mrs. Dumas
Gabriel Verdier Jordan
Jules Philip Gaston
Louis Champagne Concierge
Louis-David Leblanc Boris
Marianne Soucy-Lord Shanel
Marie-Ève Beauregard Marie-Frédérique
Mohamed Fellag Bachir Lazhar
Seddik Benslimane Abdelmalek
Sophie Nélisse Alice
Sophie Sanscartier Audrée
Vincent Millard Victor
Producer Credit
Claude Paiement Associate Producer
Kim McCraw Producer
Luc Déry Producer
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