Released in the USA on December 01 of 1982, "Tootsie" (also known as "Would I Lie to You?") is a Comedy/Romance film directed by Sydney Pollack, and written by Murray Schisgal (screenplay) , starring Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman, Charles Durning and Bill Murray.
What do you get when you cross a hopelessly straight starving actor with a dynamite red sequined dress? You get America's hottest new actress.
Who is the director of "Tootsie":
Tootsie was directed by Sydney Pollack, an American producer, director, and actor.
Before making Tootsie, Sydney Pollack had directed Absence of Malice, released in 1981, The Electric Horseman (1979), Bobby Deerfield (1977), Three Days of the Condor (1975), The Yakuza (1974), and Jeremiah Johnson (1972). Since, he directed Havana, released in 1990, The Firm (1993), Sabrina (1995), Random Hearts (1999), The Interpreter (2005).
What was the release date of "Tootsie":
Tootsie was first released on Wednesday, December 01, 1982, in the United States.. This was thirty-six (36) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, March 02, 1983 in France; Friday, March 25, 1983 in Germany; Thursday, March 17, 1983 in Italy; Thursday, March 03, 1983 in Australia and on Saturday, April 16, 1983 in Japan.
What is the cast of "Tootsie":
At the casting of Tootsie we find Dustin Hoffman, previously seen in Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) and Agatha (1979); Jessica Lange (The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981), How to Beat the High Co$t of Living (1980)); Teri Garr (The Escape Artist (1982), One from the Heart (1982)) [ more... ]
- Sydney Pollack, Ellen Foley and Lynne Thigpen also appeared together in Random Hearts, released in 1999.
- Charles Durning and George Gaynes also appeared together in Harry and Walter Go to New York, released in 1976.
- Jessica Lange and Charles Durning also appeared in Far North, released in 1988.
- Teri Garr and Sydney Pollack have both also be seen in The Player, released in 1992.
What is the Storyline of "Tootsie":
Michael Dorsey (Dustin Hoffman) is a respected but perfectionist actor. Nobody in New York wants to hire him anymore because he is difficult to work with. According to his long-suffering agent George Fields (Sydney Pollack), Michael's attention to detail and difficult reputation led a commercial he worked on to run significantly over-schedule, because the idea of a tomato sitting down was "illogical" to him. After many months without a job, Michael hears of an opening on the soap opera Southwest [...]
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