Even before anyone sees Cate Blanchett starring Todfield Before TÁR, won awards around her performance. The role – which casts Blanchett as the fictional Lydia Tarr, widely regarded as one of the greatest living composers/conductors and the first female chief conductor of a major German orchestra – was chosen by Thought to be the one who won the actress award. Her third Oscar.
The audience at the evening gala jumped to cheer Blanchett and gave the actress and Field a six-minute standing ovation after the screening.
Cheers from the Venice audience, “Great!” Field and Blanchett’s “Brava.”
Tár showing late minutes in part due to screaming crowd seeking autographs and selfies – attendees Take advantage of the first Venice music festival since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to get regular fans on the red carpet.
Blanchett and the cast from the festival crowd when they spotted the actress. When the announcer officially introduced her, there was another round of cheers, followed by a few “great”.
Field in years, TÁR follows Blanchett’s character from the pinnacle of her creativity and career prowess to her tragic unraveling amid a cloud of #MeToo accusations. Nina Hoss, Noémie Merlant, Sophie Kauer, Julian Glover, Mark Strong, Allan Corduner and Sylvia Flote are supporting characters in the film.
Blanchett was amazingly prepared for the role, the actress taught herself German, learned to play the piano and conducts an orchestra, and had the Oscar judges hyping her up Get 2023 race. Blanchett has been nominated for six Academy Awards to date and won twice: 2005 The Aviator Best Supporting Actress and Best Supporting Actress in 2023 with Blue Jasmine Best Actress Award.
While Blanchett is currently the focus of the award, the strong criticism of TÁR and The public reaction suggests that Focus Features may be deep into the upcoming Oscar season and could be nominated in multiple categories, including of course the Best Score award, by Oscar winner Hildur Guðnadóttir (Joker composition).