Tootsie Film Summary & Analysis

Sydney Pollack
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Love Appears In Many Places

Love's unpredictability is a common theme in literature and film. The funny thing about love is that you never know when and where it is going to show up. Michael Dorsey was simply going about his life when he won the part of an administrator on a soap opera. On the show, he meets Julie Nichols, a beautiful young woman who plays a nurse on the show and who is dating the director of the show in real life. As Michael plays not only his role in the show, but also his role as actress Dorothy Michaels, he begins to find out that love can find you anytime, anywhere.

As Dorothy, Michael befriends Julie and becomes her closest confidante. When she decides to break up with Ron, he is there. When she wants a friend to come home for the holidays with her, he...

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