Film - The Kite Runner (2007) Directed by Marc Forster
In 1970s Afghanistan, two boys from conflicting ethnic groups bond over the popular pastime of kite fighting. After Amir witnesses an attack on Hassan, he is haunted by his cowardly behavior, and their lives are changed forever. Years later, an adult Amir (Khalid Abdalla) is an aspiring writer living in the United States. A phone call from Afghanistan gives Amir a second chance to come to Hassan’s rescue, and he returns to his homeland to set things right. Based on the 2009 novel by Khaled Hosseini, this film continues our series of films based on books.