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 Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 4 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 97% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (18,370 votes).
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Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Kanopy).
Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).
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Monsieur Lazhar has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 97% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (18,370 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.