The Kite Runner
Director: Marc Foster
Cast: Khalid Abdalla, Homayoun Ershadi, Shaun Toub
Duration: 123 mins
"★★★★ – An enthralling piece of cinema" – Times
★★★★ – Evening Standard
Adapted from Khalid Hosseini’s best-selling novel set across the aftermath of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the encroaching terror of Taliban rule. After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.
This emotional drama conveys the epic sweep of time and history, with Roberto Schaefer’s cinematography capturing the glory of the kite tournament amidst the devastation of post-war Kabul.
Screening as part of the DMU Student Film Festival "A Grand Tour."