Monsieur Lazhar [videorecording] / Music Box Films presents a Micro_Scope production ; produced by Luc Déry, Kim McCraw ; written and directed by Philippe Falardeau.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Music Box Films, c2012.
Description: 1 videodisc (94 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Teachers Drama.
Elementary schools Drama.
Feature films. lcgft
Credits: Director of photography, Ronald Plante ; editor, Stéphane Lafleur ; music, Martin Léon.
Performers: Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nelisse, Emilien Neron, .
Target Audience: Rating: PG-13; mature thematic material, a disturbing image and brief language OFRB rating: PG.
Notes: French dialogue; English subtitles.
Title from container.
Special features: From stage to screen; big talk interview with Philippe Falardeau; Alice and Simon audition tapes; Bachir's story; Alice's report.
Summary: At a Montreal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed.