Mon Sep 24 2012
Briery Gap, Macroom
Doors 8:30 pm - Admission: €7
Sulan Film Society Autumn Season of films commences with Monsieur Lazhar.
Dir: Phillippe Falardeau Canada 2011 94 mins Cert 12A
Starring: Mohamed Fellag, Sophie Nèlisse, Èmellien Nèron, Brigette Poupart, Danielle Prouix Language: French
After a Montreal school teacher commits suicide one night after class, she is replaced by Bachir Lazhar (Fellag), an Algerian immigrant seeking political refuge in Quebec. Lazhar introduces traditional teaching methods to his new class, he begins to develop close relationships with two of two of his pupils: a boy traumatized by his discovery of the former teachers body, and a girl whose interpretation of the event provokes unforeseen revelations. 2011 Academy Award for Best Foreign Film—Toronto International Film Festival 2012.
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