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The Kite Runner (2007)

Marc Forster, 2007

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The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini, 2003

The Kite Runner is a movie directed by Marc Forster in 2007 and based on the book of the same name by Khaled Hosseini, first published in 2003. The movie features Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmidzada, Zekeria Ebrahimi, Saïd Taghmaoui, Atossa Leoni, Homayoun Ershadi, and others.

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Audiobook cover of The Kite Runner, the 2003 book by Khaled Hosseini.

The Kite Runner

Read by: Khaled Hosseini

Storyline

In the 70’s in Afghanistan, the Pushtun boy Amir and the Hazara boy Hassan, are raised together in Amir’s father house, playing and kiting on the streets of a peaceful Kabul. On the day after his birthday party, Amir hides his new watch in Hassam’s bed to frame the boy as a thief and force his father to fire Ali, releasing his conscience from recalling his cowardice and betrayal.

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Movie vs Book

Poster of The Kite Runner, the 2007 movie by Marc Forster

Year

2007

Minutes

128

Movie Rate

7.60

Source: IMDb

Cover of The Kite Runner, the 2003 book by Khaled Hosseini

Year

2003

Pages

371

Book Rate

8.60

S: Goodreads

Book

The Kite Runner

Country: USA

First published in: 2003

Length: 371 pages

Genre: Fiction

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