In Their Words — Monday, July 1, 2013

Pollack & Dustin Hoffman 'Tootsie' (1982)
Pollack & Dustin Hoffman ‘Tootsie’ (1982)

I have been accused of playing [the romance] card too often, but I make no apologies because it engages people. How human beings connect, how they embrace and trust and love, engages people. And once you have that connection, the audience is paying attention and all the rest works.

—Sydney Pollack