The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner (2007)

There is a way to be good again.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2007-10-04
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 795 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 8min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Wonderland Films
  • Production Country: Afghanistan, China, United States of America
  • Director:
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After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

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  • Khalid Abdalla

    as Amir
  • Atossa Leoni

    as Soraya
  • Shaun Toub

    as Rahim Kahn
  • Zekeria Ebrahimi

    as Young Amir
  • Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada

    as Young Hassan
  • Ali Danish Bakhty Ari

    as Sohrab
  • Elham Ehsas

    as Young Assef
  • Homayoun Ershadi

    as Baba
  • Nabi Tanha

    as Ali
  • Bahram Ehsas

    as Wali
  • Tamim Nawabi

    as Kamal
  • Saïd Taghmaoui

    as Farid
  • Mohamad Nabi Attai

    as Uncle Saifo the Kite Seller
  • Mir Mahmood Shah Hashimi

    as Business Man in Baba's Study
  • Mohamad Nadir Sarwari

    as Spice Merchant
  • Mustafa Haidari

    as Party Worker
Production Sam Mendes Executive Producer
Sound Alberto Iglesias Music
Writing David Benioff Screenplay
Directing Marc Forster Director
Camera Roberto Schaefer Director of Photography
Editing Matt Chesse Editor
Production William Horberg Producer
Production Kate Dowd Casting
Writing Khaled Hosseini Novel
Production E. Bennett Walsh Producer
Editing Linda Williams Digital Intermediate
Production Rebecca Yeldham Producer
Production Eriko Miyagawa Casting
Editing Jake Rice Digital Intermediate
Editing Nancy Fuller Digital Intermediate
Editing Mike Brosius Digital Intermediate
Editing Alex Olivares First Assistant Editor