Making Tootsie: A Film Study with Dustin Hoffman and Sydney Pollack, 20th Anniversary Edition (Newmarket Insider Filmbook)
Making Tootsie A Film Study with Dustin Hoffman and Sydney Pollack 20th Anniversary Edition - Newmarket Insider Filmbook Author:Susan Dworkin This classic film study revived in a new edition to coincide with Columbia's 20th Anniversary "Classic" DVD launchthe only behind-the-scenes study of the making of the smash comedy. Dustin Hoffman dedicated four years to this comedy in which he plays a man playing a real woman. Sydney Pollack was hot off Absence of Malice when he ch... more »ose this project, which had lost two earlier directors and was the butt of many Hollywood bad jokes. Why did they do it and how, and who helped them and how? Making Tootsie, originally published in 1983 to outstanding reviews, offers an intimate view into the acting and filmmaking process, as well as some insight into the release of comedy, the pull of relevance, and the force of creative power. 50 b&w photos.
Tootsie has been named #2 of the 100 Best Comedies of the Twentieth Century by The American Film Institute (#1 was Some Like It Hot).
Winner of 1983 Academy Award® for Best Supporting Actress by Jessica Lange; nominated for 9 other Academy Awards®, including Best Film.« less