TÁR–starring Cate Blanchett in an Oscar-worthy role–is a film that has a lot to say about holding people accountable for their actions. The basic gist of the film is that Lydia Tár (Cate Blanchett) is the groundbreaking conductor of a major German orchestra. When we first meet her, she’s sitting down in conversation with Adam Gopnik during The New Yorker Festival for way longer than other filmmakers would allow. The EGOT winner is essentially living…"TÁR: A Film About Holding People Accountable"
The Audition is about a high school teacher who sees a lot of talent in a student and ends up training him much to the detriment of her family. The Audition follows music high school teacher Anna Bronsky (Nina Hoss, in one of two leading roles during TIFF). Anna sees a lot of talent in a student, Alexander (Ilja Monti), and wants him to play violin to the best of his potential. Unfortunately, pushing Alexander…"Toronto 2019: The Audition"