Storyline: 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.
Movie Title: Monsieur Lazhar (2011)
Director: philippe falardeau
Writer: philippe falardeau , evelyne de la chenelière
Stars: mohamed fellag, sophie nélisse, Émilien néron, marie-Ève beauregard
Release Date: 07 Mar 2012
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Language: french, english, arabic
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 30 wins & 12 nominations.
Runtime: 95 Min
Box Office: $9,074,711
MPAA Rating (Age): PG-13