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Monsieur Lazhar (2011)

PG-13
94 min | Comedy, Drama

At a Montréal public grade school, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed.
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Writers
Philippe Falardeau (screenplay) | Evelyne de la Chenelière (play "Bashir Lazhar")
Composer
Martin Léon (original score)
Cinematographer
Production Designer
Emmanuel Frechette (as Emmanuel Fréchette)
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Opening weekend
$112,190
Gross (US & Canada)
$2,009,517
Gross (World)
$6,581,915
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Release date
Oct 23, 2011 (United States)

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46 cast members
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Mohamed Fellag
Bachir Lazhar (as Fellag) Bachir Lazhar (as Fellag)   See fewer
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Sophie Nélisse
Alice L'Écuyer Alice L'Écuyer   See fewer
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Marie-Ève Beauregard
Marie-Frédérique Marie-Frédérique   See fewer
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Seddik Benslimane
Abdelmalek Abdelmalek   See fewer
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Danielle Proulx
Mme Vaillancourt Mme Vaillancourt   See fewer
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Jules Philip
Gaston Gaston   See fewer
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Louis Champagne
Concierge Concierge   See fewer
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Daniel Gadouas
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Francine Ruel
Mme Dumas Mme Dumas   See fewer
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Nicole-Sylvie Lagarde
Psychologue (as Nico Lagarde) Psychologue (as Nico Lagarde)   See fewer
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André Robitaille
Commissaire Commissaire   See fewer
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Marie Charlebois
Procureur Procureur   See fewer
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Evelyne de la Chenelière
Mère d'Alice Mère d'Alice   See fewer
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Stéphane Demers
Père de Marie-Frédérique Père de Marie-Frédérique   See fewer
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Nathalie Costa
Mère de Marie-Frédérique Mère de Marie-Frédérique   See fewer
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Judith Baribeau
Professeur d'anglais Professeur d'anglais   See fewer
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Jose Arandi
Professeur de judo Professeur de judo   See fewer
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Emmanuelle Girard
Professeur Professeur   See fewer
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Gabrielle Thouin
Élève - Classe de Bachir Élève - Classe de Bachir   See fewer
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Maxime Cadorette
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Marion L'Espérance
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Laurie Pominville
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Jean-Luc Terriault
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Enrik Cloutier
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Mandani Tall
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Anne-Frederique Bernier
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Marie Kim Filion
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Fabiola Monty
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Salome Ettien Miller
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Mariane Lalumière
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Jessica Charbonneau
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Marie-Félixe Allard
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Bachir Bensaddek
Préposé au bureau de poste Préposé au bureau de poste   See fewer
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Héléna Laliberté
Martine Lachance Martine Lachance   See fewer
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Vincent Giroux
Peintre Peintre   See fewer
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Hélène Grégoire
Gardienne Gardienne   See fewer
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Charles Champagne
Mr. Lazhar's student (uncredited) Mr. Lazhar's student (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 18,366 votes