Movie News & Reviews

June 21, 2012

'Monsieur Lazhar': French-Canadian drama offers lessons about humanity

The hero of the French-Canadian drama Monsieur Lazhar is a courtly, correct Algerian immigrant who appears in a grade-school administrator's office after a teacher's suicide leaves students frozen in grief. Mohamed Fellag makes the man an unforgettable mentor, and the flawless ensemble makes Monsieur Lazhar a superior film.

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