Dustin Hoffman in Tootsie is truly one of the great performances of all time. Here in an AFI interview Hoffman talks about the experience of playing the now iconic role of Dorothy Michaels and how the process led him to think differently about women.
Upset that he wasn’t more beautiful as a woman, Hoffman realized the full magnitude of society’s physical demands placed upon women.
There’s too many interesting women I have not had the experience to know in this life because I have been brainwashed.
Watch Hoffman speak about this below–it’s lovely, honest and completely moving.
Dustin Hoffman on Brainwashing and Invisible Women (Awards