The grief inflicted by suicide may be the hardest of all to bear. Although the pain is over for the one who died, and his problems, in their way, answered, the survivor is left only with questions. Suicide is the cruelest death of all for those who remain. . . each day the survivors face the gut-wrenching struggle of asking themselves why, why, why?" That is the wrenching setup for "Monsieur Lazhar," a film that offers a very specific story about a universal question: How do we get past tragedy?