Dog Day Afternoon is a 1975 crime drama film directed by Sidney Lumet, written by Frank Pierson, and produced by Martin Bregman. The film stars Al Pacino, John Cazale, Charles Durning, Chris Sarandon, Penny Allen, James Broderick, Lance Henriksen, and Carol Kane. The title refers to the "dog days of summer". The film was inspired by P.F. Kluge's article "The Boys in the Bank", which tells a similar story of the robbery of a Brooklyn bank by John Wojtowicz and Salvatore Naturile on August 22, 1972. This article was published in Life in 1972. The film received critical acclaim upon its...
|Release date:||September 21, 1975|
|Directed by:||Sidney Lumet|
|Producer:||Martin Bregman, Martin Elfand|
|Music by:||Elton John|
|Cinematography:||Victor J. Kemper|
|Screenplay by:||Frank Pierson|