Renowned musician Lydia Tár (Cate Blanchett) is one of the greatest living composer-conductors, and first female chief conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic. Days away from recording Gustav Mahler’s 5th Symphony, a performance that is expected to elevate her career to unassailable heights, forces that even the control-obsessed Lydia cannot affect conspire to pierce her facade, reveal her dirty secrets and destroy her career. Her adopted daughter Petra becomes an integral emotional support for her struggling mother, but will that be enough to pull the fallen master through?
Nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress for Blanchett, Tár is a chilling, engrossing portrait of the corrosive, intoxicating nature of power.
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