Jazz Tangcay Artisans Editor SPOILER ALERT: This story contains major spoilers for “Tár.” Todd Field’s “Tár” ends with disgraced conductor Lydia Tár (Cate Blanchett) conducting the score of “Monster Hunter,” a fantasy video game series, for a group of cosplayers in Southeast Asia.
It’s a huge fall from grace from her previous post as head of the Berlin Philharmonic. Countless theories exist on the internet about the character’s ending.
Is she hallucinating? Is Tár herself a monster who has been hunted, as her downfall comes as a result of allegations of misconduct and abuse of power.
Or is it something else? Oscar-nominated and ACE Eddies nominated editor Monika Willi reveals a line that never made it into the film: “Tár never stopped, Tár never quits.” According to Willi, “This says to audiences she’s holding up, she’s standing upright and she doesn’t quit.” Cutting the film together, Willi and Field sequestered themselves in a 15th Century nunnery without any distractions at the height of the pandemic.Read more on variety.com