This highly-rated movie was Canada's entry into the Oscars. It 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. In French language with English subtitles.
91 minutes, Mature Accompaniment under 10 Comedy, Drama, On the art circuit