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

Based on Khaled Hosseini's best-selling novel about Amir, a well-to-do Pashtun boy from Afghanistan, who is still haunted by the guilt of betraying his childhood friend Hassan, son of a family servant. Having lived in California for a number of years, Amir returns home to Afghanistan to help Hassan, when his son gets into trouble.

Special Features

- Commentary with Marc Forster, Khalid Hosseini and David Benioff

- Words from The Kite Runner featurette

- Images from The Kite Runner

- Public Service Announcement with Khaled Hosseini

- Trailer