Dog Day Afternoon, the Movie

1975

dog-day-afternoonDirector:
Sidney Lumet

Screenplay:
Frank Pierson

Cast:
Al Pacino, Charles Durning, James Broderick, John Cazale, and Carol Kane

Overview:
A daring daylight robbery of a Brooklyn bank turns into a tragic-comic situation as ringleader Pacino faces police hostility, public support, family problems, and reluctant bank employees. Based on the real-life incident of a bad news bank robber who only wanted money for his male lover’s sex change operation.
Pacino, picture, and screenplay nominated for Oscars.

Rating:

Format: VHS

 

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