Dog Day Afternoon

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This American crime film was produced by Martin Elfand and Martin Bregman and is based on the real-life story of a bank robber from 1970s’ Brooklyn who wanted to raise money for his lover’s sex change procedure. Released in 1975, the drama film Dog Day Afternoon was directed by Sidney Lumet and stars Al Pacino, Charles Durning and John Cazale.