• Publication date: December 13, 2013

The Kite Runner

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2007

MBC Max:

December 8, 2015 22:00 (KSA) ~ December 8, 2015 21:00 (CLT)

In the 70's in Afghanistan, two children Amir and Hassan are best friends, while Hassan is the son of the family’s servant Ali.

Amir is jealous of Hassan as he feels that his father prefers the humble and loyal Hassan to him.

In return, Amir feels a great respect for his father's best friend Rahim, who supports his intention to become a writer.

One day Hassan is raped in an alley while Amir witnessesit he does not help and soon frames Hassan as a thief so his dad will fire Ali.

When Amir returns to his homeland as an adult he is forced to face his demons.

Starring:

  • Khalid Abdalla
  • ZekeriaEbrahimi
  • Ahmad Khan Mahmidzada
  • HomayounErshadi

Directed by:Marc Forster

Rating: PG-13 for strong thematic material including the rape of a child, violence and brief strong language