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Best of 2012: Monsieur Lazhar

Monsieur Lazhar

After the tragic passing of their well-liked teacher a school class is left shaken and fragile. A new primary teacher is appointed, the mysterious and charming Bachir Lazhar who, as each day passes, earns the trust of the class and allows them to grieve. Lazhar's compassion has a huge impact on the most sensitive pupils, but unbeknown to them, he is also fighting his own personal battles that have left him emotionally vulnerable.

Produced by the team behind the Academy Award-nominated Incendies and directed by veteran filmmaker Philippe Falardeau, Monsieur Lazhar was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film in 2012.

 

Part of the Showroom's handpicked 'Best Of 2012' season screening between Christmas and New Year.

All full-priced tickets £5!
Showroom Members – tickets half price!

Dates / Times

This film was last shown at Showroom on 29 Dec 2012

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Fact File

Director
Phillippe Falardeau
Country
Canada
Year
2011
Duration
95 mins
Language
French
Cast
Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nelisse, Emilien Neron