It is hard to watch a movie that is mostly sub-titled, you have to really keep up, or you will miss alot. The sentences go by too fast sometimes. Luckily I saw it at home and could rewind. After watching it and understanding it, as it was a little confusing, I really liked it. It was very sad and I cried at the end, probably cause I was happy that things worked out the way they did at the
Excellent film! I read the novel, my husband didn't but he said he thoroughly enjoyed the film as well. Gives genuine insight into the basic lives of the Afganistan people, also explains how the Taliban was born. I loved the imagery of the kite weaving thru the story -- taking the innocence of children into the flight of politics and terrorism. Outstanding in everyway!!!
This movie was awesome. Despite subtitles and an old theatre that you had a hard time seeing over heads the movie was true to the novel and beautifully done. Excellent cast. A very moving movie that tugged at your heart on many levels. Triumphant conclusion, the story came full circle with "for you a thousand times!" Loved it.
Simply excellent...a must see.
Having not read this acclaimed novel, I had no strong draw to seeing the film until a close friend encouraged me to join her. Though she was only half way through the book, she didn't want to miss the oppoturnity to see how it translated onto the screen. This is one of the best written films I have ever seen. Seamless. Flawless. The gut wretching struggle between cowardess and courage, the