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A poetic road trip through Pulitzer prize-winning CK Williams' life.

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TAR is based on Pulitzer prize-winning poet CK Williams' collection of the same name. The film blends together adaptations of 11 of the poems to create a poetic road trip through CK William's life. The film takes us on a journey through several decades of American life from CK's childhood and adolescence in Detroit in the 1940s and 50s to the early 1980s: CK and his wife Catherine are married with their son Jed. CK prepares for a reading of 'Tar' in New York City, and spends his nights struggling to write new poems, haunted by memories of his past. As CK drives to his reading in New York City, he remembers central moments of his life: we come to experience and understand both his relationship to love and loss, and how he found his calling as a poet through the women in his life. The film takes us back and forth between past and present, punctuated by voice-over from CK Williams' poems, recreating the experience of memory and exploring how the fragments of one's man life can be turned ... Written by Anonymous

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A poetic look at author C.K. Williams' life over the course of 40 years.





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it is slow paced and badly directed
21 January 2014 | by (peshawar) – See all my reviews

Well my expectations were very high from this movie.i had waited a long time but i didn't worth i m a big fan of franco so i had to watch this movie,but really disappoint with the director becoz he had no idea what he is really doing. The movie lacks emotion.the director many a times tried to hit that epic spot but terribly failed in doing it.the performances of the actors were satisfactory except franco who was good but becoz of the weak script there was no much room for acting. Finally my suggestion is avoid this movie even if u r a big fan of franco. Hope franco will surprise us in the future with his good acting skills:)

okay i m done here with the review stuff.but IMDb is not accepting it becoz it has fewer lines.yar in reallity i didn't even watched this crap.i have written it as ihave nothing else to do.okay i m tried feeling sleepy.okay bye

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