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||IMDB Rating: 8.1/10 from 12 votes
||Release: 22 January 1976 (Netherlands) /
||Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
||Director: Frank Pierson,
||Stars: Al Pacino, Amy Levitt, Beulah Garrick, Carmine Foresta, Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Estelle Omens, Gary Springer, James Broderick, John Cazale, John Marriott, Marcia Jean Kurtz, Penelope Allen, Sandra Kazan, Sully Boyar
||Synopsis: Based upon a real-life story that happened in the early seventies in which the Chase Manhattan Bank in Gravesend, Brooklyn, was held siege by a gay bank robber determined to steal enough money for his male lover to undergo a sex change operation. On a hot summer afternoon, the First Savings Bank of Brooklyn is held up by Sonny and Sal, two down-and-out characters. Although the bank manager and female tellers agree not to interfere with the robbery, Sonny finds that there's actually nothing much to steal, as most of the cash has been picked up for the day. Sonny then gets an unexpected phone call from Police Captain Moretti, who tells him the place is surrounded by the city's entire police force. Having few options under the circumstances, Sonny nervously bargains with Moretti, demanding safe escort to the airport and a plane out of the country in return for the bank employees' safety. Written by alfiehitchie
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I've watched this film for the third time in a few years last night.
Instead of writing a straight review, I'd like to jot down ten thoughts
just off the top of my head concerning this exquisite movie:
1) Watching this film will change forever your perception of the bank
heist genre, making you question the contrived cinematic conventions
these films usually make use of.
2) The source of this film's paradoxical and/or farcical elements
spring from life itself, not from film or pre-existing cinematic
conventions. Sometimes, the absurdities of life are so great, they
dwarf those included in any form of fiction. Without even trying to
make that point, this film captures that concept beautifully.
3) Its tone in relation to the homosexual theme is ahead of its time.
In fact it's ahead of OUR time, even, in hardly making an issue out of
it at all - it just IS.
4) It captures the climate of the 70s in a manner so sober, you'll
remember its unshowy yet authentic feel forever.
5) Lumet's film brings to life the concept of the distorting lens of
the media and how different groups with different agendas will turn an
outlaw into a hero, with far more efficiency than Oliver Stone's brash,
bloated, childish and repetitive Natural Born Killers.
6) Watching this film will illustrate to the younger generations
exactly why Al Pacino has earned himself the legendary status he
probably no longer would deserve with his performances of the last 10
years alone. **SPOILERS**: Just watch those last ten minutes of him
handcuffed against the bonnet of a car, where he doesn't say a word,
but speaks volumes with his eyes and his soul just oozing out of every
frame at the end of the movie; you'll remember those eyes for as long
as you live!
7) Watching this film, you'll realise that firing a gun-shot is a BIG
DEAL in real life, and that other films make too much use of gun fire
in a highly contrived way.
8) All that tension deriving from pointed guns unable to fire a shot OR
you realise Tarantino must've taken notes sometime along the
9) No genre is old or done too many times before if it's handled with
this amount of freshness, inspiration and talent.
10) Watching Dog Day Afternoon for the third time has filled me with
the same amount of wonder at the power of truly inspired but
unobtrusive film-making as it did first time round.
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, Amy Levitt
, Beulah Garrick
, Carmine Foresta
, Carol Kane
, Charles Durning
, Estelle Omens
, Gary Springer
, James Broderick
, John Cazale
, John Marriott
, Marcia Jean Kurtz
, Penelope Allen
, Sandra Kazan
, Sully Boyar
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