The Kite Runner


An epic tale of fathers and sons, of friendship and betrayal, that takes us from the final days of Afghanistan's monarchy to the atrocities of the Taliban reign. This unforgettable story of redemption is based on the best selling phenomena "The Kite Runner."

‘The Kite Runner’ Brings the Drama to Blu-ray on March 24th

You can enjoy this adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's widely-successful book in 1080p this March. The Kite Runner will be released in Blu-ray on March 24. We have no pricing details as of yet, but you can take a look at the new cover art below. The film stars Khalid Abdella, Atossa Leoni and Shaun Toub.

Amir is a young Afghani from a well-to-do Kabul family; his best friend Hassan is the son of a family servant. Together the two boys form a bond of friendship that breaks tragically on one fateful day, when Amir fails to save his friend from brutal neighborhood bullies. Amir and Hassan become separated, and as first the Soviets and then the Taliban seize control of Afghanistan, Amir and his father escape to the United States to pursue a new life. Years later, Amir - now an accomplished author living in San Francisco - is called back to Kabul to right the wrongs he and his father committed years ago.

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‘The Kite Runner’ Flies Up to DVD HD DVD on March 25th

Now you can fly some very powerful kites on DVD and HD DVD. The Kite Runner will be released in both DVD and HD DVD formats on March 25. The standard version will be priced at $27.98, but pricing for the HD DVD version was not available. The film, based off the critically-acclaimed book by Khaled Hosseini, stars Khalid Abdalla and Ali Dinesh.

The Kite Runner was released December 14th, 2007.

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CONTEST: Win an Audio Book from ‘The Kite Runner’

Movie PictureThe Kite Runner is hitting the theaters on December 14, and we want to celebrate this release with one of our famous giveaways. This movie is based off the popular book of the same name by Khaled Hosseini, and we're giving away copies of the audio book, which is read by author Khaled Hosseini himself! This five-CD set is a great prize for any The Kite Runner fan, so enter this contest right away!

CLICK HERE to enter this giveaway.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: ‘The Kite Runner’ Cast and Crew Interviews

We recently went one-on-one with the cast of the upcoming December drama The Kite Runner. On hand to discuss their involvement in the film were actors Khalid Abdalla and Homayoun Ershadi, along with director Marc Forster and novelist Khaled Hosseini. Listen as they discuss the significance of the novel, and how they brought this important book to the screen.

The Kite Runner opens this Friday, December 14th, 2007.

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