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Tár is a drama directed, written, and produced by Todd Field. This is his first film since the release of Little Children (2006). Tár follows the life and downfall of a renowned female composer-conductor as she seeks to maintain her power, status, and her image.  This film is not for everyone however, it was brilliantly done and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Lydia Tár(Cate Blanchett)is one of the greatest living composer-conductors and the first female chief conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic. In an interview with Adam Gopnik (Himself)  at The New Yorker Festival in New York City, she promotes several new projects, including most prominently, her upcoming live recording of Mahler’s 5th Symphony. Lydia relies on Francesca Lentini (Noémie Merlant), her attentive personal assistant, and Sharon Goodnow (Nina Hoss), her sickly wife, and concertmaster. Lydia has lunch with Eliot Kaplan (Mark Strong), a conductor who…

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