‘TÁR’ Trailer: Todd Field Returns with Cate Blanchett in Austere Orchestral Drama

16 years have passed since “Little Children” hit theaters.

Now, the world is finally getting another Todd Field movie.

The writer-director is returning to the fall festival circuit — and (presumably) the Oscar race — this year with “TÁR,” a new project set against the highly competitive classical music scene in Germany.

If “Little Children” and Field’s earlier “In The Bedroom” were any indication of the filmmaker’s modern sensibilities, cinephiles should be in for a real treat when his third feature opens this fall.Cate Blanchett stars as the titular Lydia Tár, an accomplished orchestra conductor.

Not much has been revealed about the film’s plot and the trailer provides precious few cryptic clues.

According to the official synopsis from Focus Features, “TÁR” is “set in the international world of classical music, centers on Lydia Tár, widely considered one of the greatest living composer/conductors and first-ever female chief conductor of a major German orchestra.

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