Dog Day Afternoon (1975) - Structure Analysis

What makes Sydney Lumet’s Dog Day Afternoon great? Aside from the harmony of a talented cast and crew, the structure of the screenplay is brilliant. Join Tyler for a story structure breakdown of Frank Pierson’s screenplay for the film, in which he drew on true events to craft an entertaining, engaging and dramatic viewing experience.



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Dog Day Afternoon