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Comedy starring
Dustin Hoffman
Jessica Lange
Actor Michael Dorsey has a problem with work - nobody wants to hire him. His agent blames his reputation for being "difficult" - Michael is outraged and determined to prove him wrong. He wins a part in a daytime soap opera - a good career move, except that it's a female role. Dustin Hoffman gives a virtuoso performance in the double lead role.
Director Sydney Pollack
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Unknown: Dustin Hoffman
Unknown: Jessica Lange
Unknown: Michael Dorsey
Unknown: Dustin Hoffman
Director: Sydney Pollack
Michael Dorsey/Dorothy Michaels: Dustin Hoffman
Julie Nichols: Jessica Lange
Sandy: Teri Garr
Jeff Stater: Bill Murray
Les: Charles Durning
Ron: Dabney Coleman
George Fields: Sydney Pollack
John Van Horn: George Gaynes
April: Geena Davis
Rita: Doris Belack
Jacqui: Ellen Foley
Rick: Peter Gatto

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