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The kite runner

Author: William HorbergWalter F ParkesRebecca YeldhamE Bennett WalshDavid BenioffAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, ©2008
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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In a divided country on the verge of war, two childhood friends, Amir and Hassan, are about to be torn apart forever. It's a glorious afternoon in Kabul and the skies are bursting with the exhilarating joy of a kite-fighting tournament. But in the aftermath of the day's victory, one boy's fearful act of betrayal will mark their lives forever and set in motion an epic quest for redemption. Now, after twenty years of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Films for the hearing impaired
Thriller
Suspense films
Teatro
Feature
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Horberg; Walter F Parkes; Rebecca Yeldham; E Bennett Walsh; David Benioff; Marc Forster; Alberto Iglesias; Khalid Abdalla; Homayoun Ershadi; Shaun Toub; Atossa Leoni; Saïd Taghmaoui; Zekiria Ebrahimi; Ali Danish Bakhtyari; Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada; Nabi Tanha; Elham Ehsas; Tamim Nawabi; Qadir Farookh; Abdul Salam Yusoufzai; Roberto Schaefer; Khaled Hosseini; Dreamworks Pictures.; Sidney Kimmel Entertainment (Firm); Participant Productions.; Parkes/MacDonald Productions.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415738548 9781415738542
OCLC Number: 190847872
Language Note: In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish audio ; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the book by Khaled Hosseini.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Credits: Director of photography, Roberto Schaefer ; editor, Matt Chessé ; music, Alberto Iglesias ; costume designer, Frank L. Fleming ; production designer, Carlos Conti.
Cast: Khalid Abdalla, Homayoun Ershadi, Shaun Toub, Atossa Leoni, Saïd Taghmaoui, Zekiria Ebrahimi, Ali Danish Bakhtyari, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Nabi Tanha, Elham Ehsas, Bahram Ehsas, Tamim Nawabi, Oadir Farookh, Abdul Salam Yusoutzai.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; strong thematic material including sexual assault of a child, violence, and brief strong language.
Description: 1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; widescreen presentation.
Contents: Special features: Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs --
Commentary with Marc Forster, Khaled Hosseini and David Benioff --
Words from The Kite Runner --
Images from The Kite Runner --
Theatrical trailer --
Language: English Dolby digital 5.1 surround ; French Dolby digital 5.1 surround ; Spanish Dolby digital 5.1 surround --
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish.
Other Titles: Kite runner (Motion picture)
Responsibility: DreamWorks Pictures, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Participant Productions present a Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Parkes/MacDonald production ; produced by William Horberg, Walter Parkes, Rebecca Yeldham and E. Bennett Walsh ; screenplay by David Benioff ; directed by Marc Forster.

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In a divided country on the verge of war, two childhood friends, Amir and Hassan, are about to be torn apart forever. It's a glorious afternoon in Kabul and the skies are bursting with the exhilarating joy of a kite-fighting tournament. But in the aftermath of the day's victory, one boy's fearful act of betrayal will mark their lives forever and set in motion an epic quest for redemption. Now, after twenty years of living in America, Amir returns to a perilous Afghanistan under the Taliban's iron-fisted rule to face the secrets that still haunt him and take one last daring chance to set things right.

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another world, another life

by 4js (WorldCat user published 2011-03-25) Very Good Permalink

It is a great book about love, loyalty,betray, and war. It is an interesting book because it takes two children's life as its subject. There are both funny and sad stories.

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