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Dog Day Afternoon ( Blu-ray )

A man (Al Pacino) stages a bank robbery so that his homosexual lover can pay for a sex-change operation. He bungles the robbery and is caught up in a stand-off with police, bargaining with the lives of his hostages. The event soon gets television coverage and the hostages begin to get friendly with their kidnappers, while their attempts to bargain are bungled all the way. Directed by Sidney Lumet.

Year: 1975
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Drama, True Stories, Transvestism, Blu-ray Discs
Country: USA
Director: Sidney Lumet
Starring: Al Pacino, Charles Durning, Chris Sarandon, James Broderick, John Cazale
Duration: 124 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence and offensive language.
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