Tootsie (1982)

Tootsie (1982) is a Comedy, Drama, Romance film directed by Sydney Pollack – 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, however, lands Dorsey in a hot spot between a female friend/’lover,’ a female co-star he falls in love with, that co-star’s father who falls in love with him, and a male co-star who yearns for his affection. IMDB


Directed By – Sydney Pollack

Genre – Comedy, Drama, Romance

Cast – Dustin Hoffman , Charles Durning , Jessica Lange , Teri Garr , Peter Gatto , George Gaynes , Dabney Coleman , Sydney Pollack , Doris Belack , Geena Davis , Bill Murray , Ellen Foley , Lynne Thigpen , Ronald L. Schwary , Debra Mooney

In Theaters – 17 December 1982

Duration – 116 Minutes

MPAA Rating : PG

Taglines : He’s Tootsie… She’s Dustin Hoffman

Story Writers: Larry Gelbart , Don McGuire

Country: USA

Language: English

Production Company : Columbia Pictures Corporation , Delphi Films , Mirage Enterprises , Punch Productions