Tootsie

Tootsie

A FILM BY: Sydney Pollack
STARRING: Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Charles Durning, Bill Murray

This had all the makings of a disaster given the revolving door of writers and directors involved in its many years of development. Yet with Dustin Hoffman in a dress and Sydney Pollack behind the camera, TOOTSIE became a comedy classic, garnering 10 Oscar nominations (including a Best Picture nod plus a supporting actress win for Jessica Lange), the No. 2 ranking (after SOME LIKE IT HOT) on the American Film Institute’s all-time top-comedies list and preservation by the National Film Registry. Now that we have 34 more years of gender-role explorations under our belts, how does this tale of an arrogant actor who gets in touch with his female side hold up? Is It Still Funny? The very ‘80s soundtrack may be…

Technical Information

Production Year: 1982
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 116 mins
Format: DCP