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Monsieur Lazhar [Sub: Eng]At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed.Keywords:
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Critic Reviews of "Monsieur Lazhar [Sub: Eng]"St. Louis Post-DispatchJune 01, 2012
Although it raises timeless questions about life and loss, and timely ones about mentorship and multiculturalism, "Monsieur Lazhar" would rather teach than preach.Arizona RepublicMay 24, 2012
A gentle film can still be searing in its effect on an audience, something that "Monsieur Lazhar" proves emphatically.The New RepublicMay 11, 2012
With a few folds, this story could have made a script for John Barrymore, like Topaze, or for Chaplin.Time OutMay 01, 2012
You could almost describe 'Monsieur Lazhar' as a morality tale, but it's more thought-provoking than debate-provoking.Philadelphia InquirerApril 27, 2012
A sad, reflective study of the possibilities, and the impossibilities, inherent in the teacher-student relationship.Washington PostApril 27, 2012
"Monsieur Lazhar" is good. Really good.Easy Reader (California)September 18, 2017
lowly enveloping you in its pace, this is a film you never want to end.The Patriot LedgerJune 02, 2013
Guaranteed to have you reaching for the Kleenex.Las Vegas CityLifeApril 21, 2013
Falardeau had the good fortune to work with a powerfully effective ensemble cast, and Martin Léon's minimalist ambient score helps set the mood for a satisfying story about the healing effect brief encounters can have on emotional scars.We Got This CoveredJanuary 15, 2013
While it may not stand out from similar movies, Monsieur Lazhar is a sweet film with a simple story and remains engaging thanks in large part to Mohamed Fellag's charming performance.TV GuideJanuary 07, 2013
Philippe Falardeau's direction is a model of the notion that less is more, and this film is a treat well worth savoring.Flicks.co.nzNovember 22, 2012
This is cinema at its most impactful.
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