Monsieur Lazhar
Philippe Falardeau (2011)
The film is set in Montreal at a school where an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a teacher who has recently committed suicide.
While he adapts to his new students and helps them to grieve for the teacher they have lost, his colleagues and students remain unaware of the painful life he left behind in Algeria.
In French with optional English subtitles.
FR FILM 227(DVD) On Request