Monsieur Lazhar Synopsis
An Algerian emigrant takes over a Canadian classroom after a teacher's tragic death.
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Monsieur Lahzar

By makeminechocolate
It was wonderful. Excellent, intelligent movie. Superb acting, editing. See it....

Monsieur Lazhar

By otustani
Excellent movie. A well-acted and interesting depiction of the complexity of human beings....


By Peneflix
This enchanting, compelling film is a slice of reality served poignantly by writer and director Philippe Falardeau, based on the play by Evelyne de la Cheneliere addressing loss, trauma, guilt;...

Monsieur lazhar

By acsw
Wonderful film from start to finish. It covers many topics.....most importantly is the profound importance teachers play in the lives of children especially their emotional development. Life isn't...

sweet, traagic, funny...don't miss

By martingg
So well acted....hard not to laugh, cry, and smile.......

Touches the soul of many issues, from K-12 public ed to multi-cultural globalization

If you like great stories and are interested in K-12 public ed or multi-cultural globalization, this is a must see....

a bit slow but a decent movie

By tomedison7
I'm glad I saw Monsieur Lazhar. The acting is good. The pace is a bit slow. Moral of the story: stay out of Algeria....

By pbloch1

By ltob

A sweet film!

By Morley123
What a kind, sweet, thoughtful film. Do yourself a favor and see it....

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Rated PG-13 | For Mature Thematic Material, Brief Language and A Disturbing Image