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The Kite Runner [DVD]

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 20 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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2008

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Summary: 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 20 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.
Title: The kite runner [DVD] / DreamWorks Pictures, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Participant Productions present a Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Parkes/MacDonald production ; released by Paramount Classics ; produced by William Horberg, Walter F. Parkes, Rebecca Yeldham and E. Bennett Walsh ; screenplay by David Benioff ; directed by Marc Forster.
Publisher Date: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2008]
Subject: Kites -- Afghanistan -- Drama. Secrecy -- Drama. Betrayal -- Afghanistan -- Drama. Friendship -- Drama Afghanistan -- Drama.
Isbn: 9781415738542 (pbk.)
Current Holds: 1
System Items Available: 0
System Items Total: 3
Call Number: 791.43 Kit
Oclc: 190847872
Upc: 097361179742
Bib Id: 289351

Format: DVD
Summary: 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 20 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.
Title: The kite runner [DVD] / DreamWorks Pictures, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Participant Productions present a Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Parkes/MacDonald production ; released by Paramount Classics ; produced by William Horberg, Walter F. Parkes, Rebecca Yeldham and E. Bennett Walsh ; screenplay by David Benioff ; directed by Marc Forster.
Publisher, Date: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2008]
Description: 1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG-13; strong thematic material including sexual assault of a child, violence, and brief strong language.
Subjects: Kites -- Afghanistan -- Drama.
Subjects: Secrecy -- Drama.
Subjects: Betrayal -- Afghanistan -- Drama.
Subjects: Friendship -- Drama
Subjects: Afghanistan -- Drama.
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Genre: Films for the hearing impaired
Genre: Thriller -- Feature.
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Other Author: Horberg, William
Other Author: Parkes, Walter F.
Other Author: Yeldham, Rebecca.
Other Author: Walsh, E. Bennett
Other Author: Benioff, David
Other Author: Forster, Marc, 1969-
Other Author: Abdalla, Khalid, 1980-
Other Author: Ershadi, Homayoun
Other Author: Toub, Shaun
Other Author: Leoni, Atossa
Other Author: Taghmaoui, Saïd
Other Author: Ebrahibi, Zekiria.
Other Author: Bakhtyari, Ali Danish
Other Author: Mahmoodzada, Ahmad Khan
Other Author: Tanha, Nabi
Other Author: Ehsas, Elham
Other Author: Nawabi, Tamim
Other Author: Farookh, Qadir
Other Author: Yusoufzai, Abdul Salam
Other Author: Hosseini, Khaled. Kite runner.
Other Author: Dreamworks Pictures
Other Author: Sidney Kimmel Entertainment (Firm)
Other Author: Participant Productions
Other Author: Paramount Classics (Firm)
Other Author: Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Notes: Title from container.
Notes: Based on the book by Khaled Hosseini.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Notes: Special features: Commentary with Marc Forster, Khalid Hosseini and David Benioff; words from The kite runner; images from The kite runner; social action PSA; theatrical trailer.
Notes: Director of photography, Roberto Schaefer ; editor, Matt Cheese ; music, Alberto Iglesias ; costume designer, Frank L. Fleming ; production designer, Carlos Conti.
Notes: Khalid Abdalla, Homayoun Ershadi, Shaun Toub, Atossa Leoni, Said Taghmaoui, Zekiria Ebrahibi, Ali Danish Bakhtyari, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Nabi Tanha, Elham Ehsas, Bahram Ehsas, Tamim Nawabi, Oadir Farookh, Abdul Salam Yusoutzai.
Notes: DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Notes: English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
ISBN: 9781415738542 (pbk.)
Publisher Number: 117974
Requests: 1
Available Copies: 0
Total Copies: 3
Call Number: 791.43 Kit
Medium: [DVD]