Film Review: Todd Field Directs Cate Blanchett in Towering Character Study ‘Tár’ | app

Until recently, Todd Field, whose feature debut was the acclaimed 2001 drama “In the Bedroom,” hadn’t made a movie since his 2006 follow-up, the much-loved “Little Children.”

To hear the filmmaker say it, his third film, “Tár” — which hits theaters this week — could easily have not materialized.

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