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Release Date: 2007

DVD Release Date: March 25th, 2008

PG-13|2 hr 8 min

Plot Summary
Growing up in Kabul, Amir and Hassan are inseparable friends. As an adult living in California, Amir remains haunted by a childhood incident in which he betrayed Hassan's trust. When he learns that the Taliban has murdered Hassan and wife, Amir returns to his homeland to learn the fate of the couple's son.

Cast: Khalid Abdalla, Homayoun Ershadi, Zekiria Ebrahimi, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Shaun Toub, Nabi Tanha, Ali Danesh Bakhtyari, Said Taghmaoui

Director: Marc Forster

Genres: Drama

Production Co: MacDonald-Parkes, Neal Street Productions, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment

Keywords: Rousing, Friendship, Friend, Underdog, Father, 1980s, Emotional, Love, 1990s, Growing up, Love interest, Escape, 2000s

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Nominated Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Film Not in the English Language
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)
Nominated Best Foreign Language Film
Nominated Music (Original Score)
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)