'Tootsie' (1982)

The magnificent mom: OK, neither Michael Dorsey nor his alter ego Dorothy Michaels (both Dustin Hoffman) were parents, but the scenes she/he had with Julie Nichols' (Jessica Lange) daughter were precious and, well, motherly. Seal of approval: "Yes, ‘Tootsie' was a man. But that said something about motherhood right there. It was a very interesting and different way of looking at portraying a mother figure, and when that film came out it was really quite original." -- — Ruth Sheen ("Another Year")
Columbia Pictures
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