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The Resource The kite runner, DreamWorks Pictures, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Participant Productions present a Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Parkes/MacDonald production ; produced by William Horberg, Walter Parkes, Rebecca Yeldham and E. Bennett Walsh ; screenplay by David Benioff ; directed by Marc Forster, (DVD)

The kite runner, DreamWorks Pictures, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Participant Productions present a Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Parkes/MacDonald production ; produced by William Horberg, Walter Parkes, Rebecca Yeldham and E. Bennett Walsh ; screenplay by David Benioff ; directed by Marc Forster, (DVD)

Label
The kite runner
Title
The kite runner
Statement of responsibility
DreamWorks Pictures, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Participant Productions present a Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Parkes/MacDonald production ; produced by William Horberg, Walter Parkes, Rebecca Yeldham and E. Bennett Walsh ; screenplay by David Benioff ; directed by Marc Forster
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In a divided country on the verge of war, two childhood friends, Amir and Hassan, are about to be torn apart forever. It's a glorious afternoon in Kabul and the skies are bursting with the exhilarating joy of a kite-fighting tournament. But in the aftermath of the day's victory, one boy's fearful act of betrayal will mark their lives forever and set in motion an epic quest for redemption. Now, after twenty years of living in America, Amir returns to a perilous Afghanistan under the Taliban's iron-fisted rule to face the secrets that still haunt him and take one last daring chance to set things right
Awards note
Christopher Award, 2008.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Roberto Schaefer ; editor, Matt Chessé ; music, Alberto Iglesias ; costume designer, Frank L. Fleming ; production designer, Carlos Conti
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; strong thematic material including sexual assault of a child, violence, and brief strong language
Language note
  • In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish, with English, French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
K584 2008
PerformerNote
Khalid Abdalla, Homayoun Ershadi, Shaun Toub, Atossa Leoni, Saïd Taghmaoui, Zekiria Ebrahimi, Ali Danish Bakhtyari, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Nabi Tanha, Elham Ehsas, Bahram Ehsas, Tamim Nawabi, Oadir Farookh, Abdul Salam Yusoutzai
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
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  • Horberg, William
  • Parkes, Walter F
  • Yeldham, Rebecca
  • Walsh, E. Bennett
  • Benioff, David
  • Forster, Marc
  • Abdalla, Khalid
  • Ershadi, Homayoun
  • Toub, Shaun
  • Leoni, Atossa
  • Taghmaoui, Saïd
  • Ebrahimi, Zekiria
  • Bakhtyari, Ali Danish
  • Mahmoodzada, Ahmad Khan
  • Tanha, Nabi
  • Ehsas, Elham
  • Nawabi, Tamim
  • Farookh, Qadir
  • Yusoufzai, Abdul Salam
  • Hosseini, Khaled
  • Dreamworks Pictures
  • Sidney Kimmel Entertainment (Firm)
  • Participant Productions
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
127
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  • DVDs, Spanish
  • DVDs, French
  • Wide-screen DVDs
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Male friendship
  • Social classes
  • Betrayal
  • Boys
  • Feature films
  • Kabul (Afghanistan)
  • Afghanistan
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The kite runner, DreamWorks Pictures, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Participant Productions present a Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Parkes/MacDonald production ; produced by William Horberg, Walter Parkes, Rebecca Yeldham and E. Bennett Walsh ; screenplay by David Benioff ; directed by Marc Forster, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Khaled Hosseini
  • Special features: commentary with Marc Forster, Khalid Hosseini and David Benioff; words from The kite runner; images from The kite runner; social action PSA; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097361179742
  • 032429285591
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn190847872
  • (OCoLC)190847872
  • 804217
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The kite runner, DreamWorks Pictures, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Participant Productions present a Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Parkes/MacDonald production ; produced by William Horberg, Walter Parkes, Rebecca Yeldham and E. Bennett Walsh ; screenplay by David Benioff ; directed by Marc Forster, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Khaled Hosseini
  • Special features: commentary with Marc Forster, Khalid Hosseini and David Benioff; words from The kite runner; images from The kite runner; social action PSA; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097361179742
  • 032429285591
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn190847872
  • (OCoLC)190847872
  • 804217
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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