Posts tagged Évelyne de la Chenelière film

It was a beautiful experience watching MONSIEUR LAZHAR, a sensitive film, full of insight and compassion ...Naomi Rossdeutscher


MONSIEUR LAZHAR, set in Montreal, is a perceptive and humorous film about a concerned Algerian immigrant, Bachir Lazhar, who steps in to teach a class of young school children struggling with a recent tragedy in their classroom. The humble Lazhar manages to inspire the children, while experiencing cultural differences and his own private grief and uncertainty.

This beautiful film lead by Mohamed Fellag's subtle performance, is a crowd pleaser that left me feeling warm and fuzzy inside, as well as informed, & lingered in my thoughts long after viewing.

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