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Title Monsieur Lazhar / Les Films Christal presente ; une production micro_scope ; un film de Philippe Falardeau ; produit par Luc Dery, Kim McCraw.
Imprint [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2011.

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Subject Teacher-student relationships -- Quebec (Province) -- Montreal -- Drama.
Immigrants -- Quebec (Province) -- Montreal -- Drama.
Algerians -- Quebec (Province) -- Montreal -- Drama.
Exiles -- Algeria -- Drama.
School children -- Quebec (Province) -- Montreal -- Drama.
Bereavement -- Psychological aspects -- Drama.
Teachers -- Drama.
Suicide -- Drama.
Grief -- Drama.
Alt Name Falardeau, Philippe,
Dery, Luc,
McCraw, Kim,
Fellag, 1950-
Nelisse, Sophie,
Neron, Emilien,
Proulx, Danielle,
Poupart, Brigitte,
Ruel, Francine, 1948-
Philip, Jules,
Benslimane, Seddik,
Leblanc, Louis-David,
Beauregard, Marie-Eve,
Millard, Vincent,
Demers, Stephane, 1966-
Gadouas, Daniel, 1947-
La Cheneliere, Evelyne de, 1975-
Plante, Ronald (Cinematographer),
Lafleur, Stephane,
Frechette, Emmanuel,
Chamberland, Francesca,
Leon, Martin, 1966-
La Cheneliere, Evelyne de, 1975- Bashir Lazhar.
Films Christal (Firm)
Micro_Scope (Firm)
Description 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 94 min.) ; sound, color
Motion pictures naf
Note Title from title frames.
French dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Cast [Mohamed] Fellag, Sophie Nelisse, Emilien Neron, Danielle Proulx, Brigitte Poupart, Louis Champagne, Francine Ruel, Jules Philip, Sophie Sanscartier, Seddik Benslimane, Louis-David Leblanc, Marie-Eve Beauregard, Vincent Millard, Andre Robitaille, Stephane Demers, Marie Charlebois, Daniel Gadouas, Evelyne de la Cheneliere, Nico Lagarde.
Credits Director of photography, Ronald Plante ; editor, Stephane Lafleur ; production designer, Emmanuel Frechette ; costume desginer, Francesca Chamberland ; original music, Martin Leon.
Note Based on the play "Bashir Lazhar" by Evelyne de la Cheneliere.
Audience Rating: PG-13; mature thematic material, a disturbing image and brief language OFRB rating: PG.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Summary 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.
Awards Nominated for Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, 2012.
Publisher # 1140237 Kanopy
OCLC # 911511260


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