The Kite Runner

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2007 | PG-13 | Drama | 2hrs, 2m

A man grows up in California is forced as an adult to return to his native Afghanistan to right a long-standing wrong and rescue the son of a childhood friend. more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, December 14, 2007

On DVD

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

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DIRECTOR

Marc Forster

Screenwriter

David Benioff
Paul Abbott
Khaled Hosseini

Companies

Paramount Vantage & 1 more

Rating MPAA

PG-13 for strong thematic material including the rape of a child, violence and brief strong language.

Storyline

Spanning from the final days of Afghanistan's monarchy to the atrocities of the Taliban reign, an epic tale of fathers and sons, of friendship and betrayal, an unlikely friendship develops between Amir, the son of a wealthy Afghan businessman, and Hassan, a servant to Amir and his father. During a kite-flying tournament, an unspeakable event changes the nature of their relationship forever. As an adult haunted by the childhood betrayal, Amir seeks redemption by returning to his war-torn native land to make peace with himself and reconcile his cowardice.

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