Film Show: Dog Day Afternoon

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Date(s) - Tuesday 04/10/2022
7:15 pm - 10:00 pm

Primrose Hill Community Library


Bank heist or circus?

Dog Day Afternoon

Starring Al Pacino

Directed by Sidney Lumet

USA   1975 119 minutes

On one of the hottest days in August 1972, two optimistic losers set out to rob a bank. Sonny (Al Pacino) is the mastermind, Sal (John Cazale) is the follower, and disaster is the result.   The robbery should have taken 10 minutes.   4 hours later, it was like a circus sideshow.   8 hours later it was the hottest thing on live TV.   12 hours later it was all over.

Based on a true story, this Oscar-winning masterwork showcases Al Pacino in an unforgettable performance as one of the most bizarre bank robbers ever to appear on film.

Doors open 7.15pm, Introduction 7.45pm, Film 8.00pm
£8.00, in cash, including a glass of wine.
Tickets, up to two per person, on sale at the Library, Sharpleshall Street, NW1 8YN (on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays) or on the door.

While we do not wish to insist upon it, given the current levels of Covid, we would request that people attending the film show kindly consider wearing a mask during the screening itself as a courtesy to others, thank you.