“THE DOG” A Film on John Wojtowicz, Who Inspired ‘Dog Day Afternoon’ (via NYT)

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10552373_10204238642307784_8292542425740790384_nIf “Dog Day Afternoon” was about an improbable robbery set largely within the claustrophobic confines of a cookie-cutter Brooklyn bank, “The Dog“ (a Drafthouse Films release opening on Friday) unfolds from inside the swelled head of Mr. Wojtowicz, a sexually voracious witness to the early stirrings of gay liberation in Greenwich Village. The directors, Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren, took 10 years to complete the film (the fourth derived from the 1972 incident, along with “The Third Memory“ and “Based on a True Story”), or more time than their subject spent in prison. READ THE FULL STORY HERE @ NYT

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