Blu-ray

Monsieur Lazhar

Street Date:
August 28th, 2012
Movie Release Year:
2011
MPAA Rating:
Rated PG-13
Studio:
Music Box Films
Length:
94 Minutes
Release Country
United States
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Genres:

Drama

Starring:

Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nélisse and Émilien Néron

Director:

Philippe Falardeau

Plot Synopsis:

Monsieur Lazhar tells the poignant story of a Montreal middle school class shaken by the death of their well-liked teacher. Bachir Lazhar (Mohamed Fellag), 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. This moving film features exquisite performances by Fellag and a stunning ensemble of child actors.

Supplements

  • The Making of Monsieur Lazhar
  • Interview with director Philippe Falardeau
  • Theatrical Trailer