Set in the international world of Western classical music, the film centers on Lydia Tár, widely considered one of the greatest living composer-conductors and the very first female director of a major German orchestra.
“The film is a genuine tragedy — a black comic tragedy, but a tragedy nonetheless. When great artists betray their talent by treating it carelessly and abusing the power that comes with it, it’s always a tragedy.
Sandra Hall. Sydney Morning Herald
“It is genuinely hard to imagine anyone but Blanchett being able to pull this off so successfully.”
Linda Marric. The Jewish Chronicle