Monsieur Lazhar


Episode of December 24, 2014

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At a Montréal public grade school, a popular teacher commits suicide in her classroom. Having learned of the incident in the newspaper, Bachir Lazhar, a 55-year-old Algerian immigrant, goes to the school to offer his services as a substitute teacher. Quickly hired to replace the deceased, he finds himself in an establishment in crisis, while going through his own personal tragedy. Nominated for a 2012 Oscar, ‘Monsieur Lazhar’ won the Audience Award at the 2012 Sydney Film Festival. (From Canada...