Actress Cate Blanchett turned to the dictionary to unlock the script for Tar

In Tar, Cate Blanchett plays Lydia Tar a trailblazing orchestra conductor who is also a raging egomaniac. PHOTO: UIP
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NEW YORK – If you find the film Tar a little difficult to understand, you are in good company: Its star, double Oscar winner Cate Blanchett, wrestled with it as well.

Opening in Singapore cinemas on Thursday, the movie is set in the rarified world of classical music and centres on the fictional Lydia Tar (Blanchett), a trailblazing orchestra conductor who is also a raging egomaniac – and whose past eventually catches up with her.

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