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Monsieur Lazhar

Director: Philippe Falardeau Genre(s): Drama, Comedy Rating: PG-13 Language: French (subtitled)

Monsieur Lazhar 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. (Music Box Films)

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