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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2012

Nominated
Oscar
Best Foreign Language Film of the Year
Canada.

CPH:PIX 2012

Won
Politiken's Audience Award
Philippe Falardeau
Nominated
Politiken's Audience Award
Philippe Falardeau

Chlotrudis Awards 2013

Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Movie

Genie Awards 2012

Won
Genie
Best Motion Picture
Luc Déry
Kim McCraw
Best Achievement in Direction
Philippe Falardeau
Best Achievement in Editing
Stéphane Lafleur
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Mohamed Fellag
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Sophie Nélisse
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Philippe Falardeau
Nominated
Genie
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Ronald Plante
Best Achievement in Music - Original Score
Martin Léon
Best Achievement in Overall Sound
Pierre Bertrand
Shaun-Nicholas Gallagher
Bernard Gariépy Strobl

Hong Kong International Film Festival 2012

Won
SIGNIS Award
Philippe Falardeau

Jutra Awards 2013

Won
Jutra
Best International Motion Picture (Film s'étant le plus illustré à l'extérieur du Québec)
Philippe Falardeau (director)

Jutra Awards 2012

Won
Jutra
Best Sound (Meilleur Son)
Pierre Bertrand
Mathieu Beaudin
Sylvain Bellemare
Bernard Gariépy Strobl
Best Film (Meilleur Film)
Luc Déry
Kim McCraw
Best Direction (Meilleure Réalisation)
Philippe Falardeau
Best Supporting Actress (Meilleure Actrice de Soutien)
Sophie Nélisse
Best Supporting Actor (Meilleur Acteur de Soutien)
Émilien Néron
Best Screenplay (Meilleur Scénario)
Philippe Falardeau
Best Score (Meilleure Musique Originale)
Martin Leon
Nominated
Jutra
Best International Motion Picture (Film s'étant le plus illustré à l'extérieur du Québec)
Philippe Falardeau
Best Actor (Meilleur Acteur)
Mohamed Fellag

Locarno International Film Festival 2011

Won
Audience Award
Philippe Falardeau
Won
Variety Piazza Grande Award
Philippe Falardeau

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2012

Won
Directors to Watch
Philippe Falardeau
Nominated
Audience Award
Best Narrative Feature
Philippe Falardeau
Runner-Up

RiverRun International Film Festival 2012

Won
Audience Choice Award
Best Narrative Feature
Philippe Falardeau
Won
Jury Prize
Best Actor
Mohamed Fellag
Best Screenplay
Philippe Falardeau

Rotterdam International Film Festival 2012

Won
Audience Award
Philippe Falardeau

Sydney Film Festival 2012

Won
Audience Award
Best Narrative Feature
Nominated
Sydney Film Prize
Philippe Falardeau

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Won
TFCA Award
Best Canadian Film
Philippe Falardeau

Toronto International Film Festival 2011

Won
Best Canadian Feature Film
Philippe Falardeau

Very rarely does a film come along that does everything perfectly. At the end of this movie, my ... More

Very rarely does a film come along that does everything perfectly. At the end of this movie, my jury members looked at each other, with tears in our eyes. We came to a unanimous decision : the City Of Toronto Award for Best Canadian Feature goes to a film that explores loss, exile, and the truths we tell our children: Philippe Falardeau's Monsieur Lazhar.


Valladolid International Film Festival 2011

Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Best Film
Philippe Falardeau
Won
Miguel Delibes Award
Best Screenplay
Philippe Falardeau

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2012

Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Actor in a Canadian Film
Mohamed Fellag

Washington DC Filmfest 2012

Won
Audience Award
Best Feature Film
Philippe Falardeau

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