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Dog Day Afternoon (1975) • Screenplay

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Born: May 12, 1925. Died: July 22, 2012. Frank Pierson was a producer, director and writer known for Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Cool Hand Luke (1967).

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On one of the hottest days of August 1972, three amateur bank robbers plan to hold up a Brooklyn bank. A nice simple robbery: Walk in, take the money, and run. Unfortunately, the supposedly uncomplicated heist suddenly becomes a bizarre nightmare as everything that could go wrong does.

There isn't one single person in my life I haven't hurt through my love. You understand that?

Sonny,
pg. 104

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