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BBFC RatingBFF '21: Dog Day Afternoon

GenreDrama, Crime
Director(s)Sidney Lumet
Writer(s)Frank Pierson
Running Time1HR 59MINS
SeasonBelfast Film Festival

When inexperienced criminal Sonny Wortzik (Al Pacino) leads a bank robbery in Brooklyn, things quickly go wrong, and a hostage situation develops.

As Sonny and his accomplice, Sal (John Cazale), try desperately to remain in control, a media circus develops and the FBI arrives, creating even more tension. Gradually, Sonny's surprising motivations behind the robbery are revealed, and his standoff with law enforcement moves toward its inevitable end.

Screening as part of the 21st Belfast Film Festival. Please note: all tickets are sold via the Belfast Film Festival box office. If you have any access requirements please get in touch with the box office before booking: boxoffice@belfastfilmfestival.org.

For more information about the festival please visit belfastfilmfestival.org.

We're delighted to swing open the cinema door once more. You might like to read more about the measures we're taking to reduce the risk from COVID-19, including allocated seating. Find out more here. The screening will be sold at full capacity. If you have any questions, we've got a new range of FAQs here, and you can email us on qftmanager@qub.ac.uk.

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