Monsieur Lazhar

Tabs
Monsieur Lazhar movie poster

Buy Tickets All Trailers

4.00 / 5 stars (3 users)

2012 | PG-13 | Comedy Drama

Bachir Lazhar has emigrated from his native Algeria to Canada, where he is awaiting approval of his asylum application. When he is hired as a substitute teacher at a French-Canadian school, Bachir fi... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, April 13, 2012 in 22 theaters

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Released; Now Available Buy | Rent Now

Cast more cast

Continues Below Ad

DIRECTOR

Philippe Falardeau

Screenwriter

Philippe Falardeau

Companies

Music Box Films

Rating MPAA

PG-13 for mature thematic material, a disturbing image and brief language

Languages

French

Storyline

Bachir Lazhar has emigrated from his native Algeria to Canada, where he is awaiting approval of his asylum application. When he is hired as a substitute teacher at a French-Canadian school, Bachir finds that he is often ill-equipped to deal with his new students and their shock over their previous teacher’s death.
verbatim plot from oscar.go.com

Stay UpdatedGet the latest alerts by email

Questions & Answers Have a question about this movie? Ask it!

Related Links

Submit additional information and/or report errors. Send Us Feedback