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The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner
The Kite Runner

Film Details

Year

2007

Duration

125 minutes

Genres

Drama

Language

English (English subtitles)


Synopsis

An adaptation of one of the biggest-selling and most talked-about novels of the decade. This powerful story of friendship and betrayal takes place in the country of Afghanistan, beginning in the late 1970s. Although Amir and Hassan are born on different sides of the country's class divide - Amir is well-to-do while Hassan is the son of his father's servant - the two boys are firm friends. But when Amir fails to act to stop Hassan falling into the hands of a local bully, the results destroy their friendship. And as their country too goes through dramatic changes, that one childhood moment comes to haunt the rest of their lives.

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Contains strong language and infrequent strong violence.

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