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Monsieur Lazhar

Monsieur Lazhar


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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

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Credits
Cast
Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nélisse, Émilien Néron, Marie-Ève Beauregard, Vincent Millard, Seddik Benslimane
Director
Philippe Falardeau
ScreenplayPhilippe Falardeau
MusicMartin Léon
CinematographyRonald Plante
EditingStéphane Lafleur
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2011
Produced bymicro_scope

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FPB Report (SA)
GenreDrama
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceLow, brief, contextual
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseLow, brief, contextual
CommentsNone
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Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
Cape TimesAnthony Quinn quote icon 15
International Media
Box Office (USA)Pete Hammond quote icon 15
Chicago Sunday TimesRoger Ebert18
Metacritic.com31 critics17
RottenTomatoes.com106 critics16
RottenTomatoes.comTomatometer quote icon 19
Movie Review Query Engine (USA)MRQE critics quote icon 17
IMDB4048 Netizens15
Average .. 83%17


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