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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 94 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Music Box Films : 2012.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Philippe Falardeau.
Participant or Performer Note:
[Mohamed] Fellag, Sophie N?elisse, ?Emilien N?eron, Danielle Proulx, Brigitte Poupart, Louis Champagne, Francine Ruel, Jules Philip, Sophie Sanscartier, Seddik Benslimane, Louis-David Leblanc, Marie-Eve Beauregard, Vincent Millard, Andr?e Robitaille, St?ephane Demers, Marie Charlebois, Daniel Gadouas, Evelyne de la Cheneli?ere, Nico Lagarde.
Summary, etc.:
Nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, Monsieur Lazhar tells the poignant story of a Montreal middle school class shaken by the death of their well-liked teacher. Bachir Lazhar (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
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG-13.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Teacher-student relationships > Québec (Province) > Montréal > Drama.
Immigrants > Québec (Province) > Montréal > Drama.
Algerians > Québec (Province) > Montréal > Drama.
Exiles > Algeria > Drama.
School children > Québec (Province) > Montréal > Drama.
Grief in children > Québec (Province) > Montréal > Drama.
Counseling in elementary education > Québec (Province) > Montréal > Drama.
Elementary schools > Québec (Province) > Montréal > Drama.
Elementary school teachers > Suicidal behavior > Drama.
Bereavement > Psychological aspects > Drama.
Psychic trauma > Treatment > Drama.
Teachers > Drama.
Elementary schools > Drama.
Suicide > Drama.
Grief > Drama.

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