• Cate Blanchett, Mark Strong, Julian Glover
  • Todd Field
  • January 13th 2023
Set in the international world of classical music, the film centers on Lydia Tár. widely considered one of the greatest living composer/conductors and first-ever female chief conductor of a major German orchestra.

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Verdict: Cate Blanchett must surely win the Oscar for her extraordinary performance in this outstanding drama

  • Cate Blanchett, Mark Strong, Julian Glover
  • January 13th 2023
  • Todd Field

Cate Blanchett plays renowned composer-conductor Lydia Tár in Todd Field’s outstanding drama.

Cate Blanchett is a sure-fire bet for an Oscar nomination this year thanks to her undeniably impressive performance in Tár.

The drama, written and directed by Todd Field, is set in the world of classical music in Berlin, Germany.

Renowned American composer-conductor Lydia Tár, the head conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic, is preparing to perform Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 with a major orchestra for the first time.

The live recording will mark a significant achievement in her career.

However, during this time, someone from Tár’s past makes an allegation against her and her life and career spiral out of control.

Field’s film is so realistic that some audiences believed Tár to be a real person.

The drama very much feels like a biopic depicting the downfall of a famous and well-respected conductor but it is a work of fiction.

This misconception is a testament to Field’s rich, authentic, and thoroughly...

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