Mr. Lazhar | TIFF

Mr. Lazhar

Bichir Lazhar (Canada)

Directed by:
Philippe Falardeau
Cast:
Fellag, Sophie Nélisse, Émilien Néron, Danielle Proulx, Brigitte Poupart
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2012
Category:
Synopsis:

After he learns the death of a sixth grade teacher, Bachir Lazhar, an Algerian refugee, propose himself as a substitute at the school's headmistress. 

Festivals:

Locarno 2011, Toronto 2011, Namur 2011, Hamburg 2011, Valladolid 2011, Sundance 2012, Rotterdam 2012

Awards:

Best Foreign Language Film nomination - Academy Awards 2012, Best Film,Best Director, Best Editing, Best Screenplay - Genie Awards 2012, Best Canadian Feature - Toronto 2011,Best Screenplay, FIPRESCI Award - Valladolid 2011

 

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