The Kite Runner (2007)

8.25 / Rated by 4 people

128 min.
Plot  Setting: San Francisco, 2000

The film opens with an Afghan-American writer Amir Qadiri (Khalid Abdalla) and his wife, Soraya (Atossa Leoni), who are watching children flying kites at a bayside park. When they arrive home, Amir finds waiting for him packages of his new novel, ''A Season for Ashes'', which has just been published. Soraya refers to the book as Amir’s “baby,” hinting at the couple’s inability to have a child of their own. Amir then receives an unexpected call from an old friend of his father’s, Rahim Khan (Shaun Toub), who is living in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Flashback: Kabul, 1978-1979

Ten-year-old Amir (played as a child by Zekeria Ebrahimi) is the son of a wealthy man (Homayoun Ershadi), known locally by the honorific title “Agha Sahib”. (Amir refers to him as “Baba,” meaning “father.”) Baba, a philanthropist and iconoclast, is a Pashtun living in Kabul. Amir’s best friend Hassan (Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada) is the son of the Agha Sahib’s Haza...



Khalid Abdalla
Amir Qadiri
Zekeria Ebrahimi
Young Amir
Ahmad Khan Mahmidzada
Young Hassan
Homayoun Ershadi
The Agha Sahib
Atossa Leoni
Shaun Toub
Rahim Khan
Khaled Hosseini
Doctor in the park


All Titles

The Kite Runner
English Original Title

Release Dates


United States




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