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Tootsie

Cast

Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman View All


Crew

Sydney Pollack (Director), Larry Gelbart (Screenplay), Don McGuire (Screenplay), Robert Garland (Screenplay) View All

Released: Dec. 16th, 1982
Runtime: 1 hour, 56 minutes
Michael Dorsey is an unemployed actor with an impossible reputation. In order to find work and fund his friend's play he dresses as a woman, Dorothy Michaels, and lands the part in a daytime drama. Dorsey loses himself in this woman role and essentially becomes Dorothy Michaels, captivating women all around the city and inspiring them to break free from the control of men and become more like Dorsey's initial identity. This newfound role...
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Joel
I believe the ending of Tootsie left me on the verge of tears not so much because of the content of the story, but more for the time it came out and how different certain sensibilities were back then.
Iroquois
Dustin Hoffman brings his A-game as the actor at the centre of the narrative, who plays a perfectionist actor (what a stretch) who goes to quite the extreme in order to get himself work.

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