backtrack; Tootsie (1982)

tootsie

Could this one have been made today? A good-hearted, wholesome, fun-poking gender bender that was considered somewhat brave at the time, but in retrospect seems slightly awkward and maybe even dubious.

Teasing, inventive, well-acted, engaging, sympathetic – and quite funny at times. In my book of identity and role-playing.

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2 Responses to backtrack; Tootsie (1982)

  1. I still remember when I first saw this at the theater how the audience applauded during the reveal scene. A real crowd pleaser.

  2. Wow, I’ve never experienced that! Maybe I don’t go to theatres often enough, maybe it’s just us reserved Swedes…

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