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Comedy Drama Rated: 13+ (PG-13)20111h 34mOn: Fandor Hoopla Kanopy Tags: Doctor Psychology Country: Canada

During a harsh Montréal winter, an elementary-school class is left reeling after its teacher commits suicide. Bachir Lazhar, a charismatic Algerian immigrant, steps in as the substitute teacher for the classroom of traumatized children. All the while, he must keep his personal life tucked away: the fact that he is seeking political refuge in Québec – and that he, like the children, has suffered an appalling loss.Monsieur Lazhar featuring Mohamed Fellag and Émilien Néron is streaming on Fandor, streaming with subscription on Hoopla, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, and 5 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (18,975 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor, Hoopla & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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#3,577 Ranked Movie

#44 Ranked in Movies on Fandor

#356 Ranked in Psychology Movies

#1127 Ranked in Comedy Movies

Monsieur Lazhar has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (18,975 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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