Monsieur Lazhar is a moving new French-Canadian film, from the award-winning producers of Incendies and nominated for this year’s Academy Award for Best International Film.
Set in Montreal, it follows the story of Bachir Lazhar – a 55 year old Algerian immigrant who is brought in to teach a year 6 class after their teacher unexpectedly dies.
As the school mourns the loss of the teacher and begins to connect with Monsieur Lazhar, they are unaware of his own painful past and that his life may too be in jeopardy.
Monsieur Lazhar opens around the country on Thursday 6 September. For your chance to win one of 20 double passes to preview screenings simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us the name of the actor who plays Monsieur Lazhar.
Please include your name and address. Passes can be used for preview screenings 24-26 August and 31 Aug-2 September.
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