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
Release DateU.S.The Kite Runner was released on
Friday, December 14, 2007 Release
Tuesday, March 25, 2008
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CompaniesParamount Vantage & 1 more
Rating MPAAPG-13 for strong thematic material including the rape of a child, violence and brief strong language.
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.