Todd Field, USA 2022, 158’
no English subtitles
Reality The Whale

Lydia Tár (Cate Blanchett) rules the world of classical music and had to work hard to achieve her high position in the male-dominated profession. Harassment, the pressure of perfectionism and the struggle for power go hand in hand with the passion to create and the magic of music. Was the price Tár paid worth it?

‘Tár’ Review: Cate Blanchett Acts With Ferocious Force in Todd Field’s Masterful Drama (Variety)

Michał Kaczoń


  • Venice IFF 2022 - Best Actress
  • BAFTA Awards 2023 - Best Actress
  • Golden Globes 2023 - Best Actress
  • Gotham Awards 2022 - Best Screenplay
  • Palm Springs IFF 2022 - Best Actress
  • Camerimage 2022 - Golden Frog

Todd Field

Todd Field started his Hollywood career as an actor and has starred in over 35 film and series. In 2001, however, he took up directing and screenwriting instead. Field quickly became known as the "actor’s director," as his films In the Bedroom and Little Children received eight Oscar nominations, including for all acting roles. It is said that Field brings out the best in his stars, which is why his actors shine on the screen. The best evidence is Cate Blanchett's role in Tár.

Selected filmography

1992 Too Romantic (short)

1993 The Dog (short)

1993 Delivering (short)

1993 Nonnie & Alex (short)

2001 Za drzwimi sypialni / In the bedroom

2006 Małe dzieci / Little Children

2022 Tár

Cast & Crew

director Todd Field
screenplay Todd Field
cinematography Florian Hoffmeister
editing Monika Willi
music Hildur Guðnadóttir
cast Cate Blanchett, Noemie Merlant, Mark Strong, Nina Hoss, Sophie Kauer, Sydney Lemmon, Sylvia Flote, Adam Gopnik
producer Todd Field, Scott Lambert, Alexandra Milchan
production Focus Features, Standard Film Company, EMJAG Productions
Polish distributor UIP
language English, German, French, Filipino
coloration colour
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