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The movie was good & makes me want to read the book again.
Amir, a child of Afghanistan's privileged sector, betrays Hassan, his best friend and the son of the family servant, failing to return Hassan's unwavering loyalty.
There are some differences, as usual when a book is adapted for film, but the beautiful heart of the story is there.
The movie does a pretty good job of telling the story. You MUST read the book first. This book is the best book I have ever read. I love the actor that was chosen to play Hassan. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Krystin A.
Of course the book was much richer, but I enjoy seeing a book illustrated by seeing the movie, even if the movie by itself pales in comparison. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Julia
I can't stop crying true the movie, really strong, excellent actors, excellent story, I really love this movie it's one of those you must hadPublished 7 days ago by Rocio Deitch
This film offers a watered down version of the novel by Khalid Hosseini, but is still worth watching. Read morePublished 20 days ago by A. Michele Levasseur
This move depicts a pre and post war Afghanistan that is extremely relevant to events happening today (2015) in that part of the world. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Steven
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Yeah, it's a terrible scene. But it is important to the movie.
I saw an interview segment with the writer (maybe on the special features) where he explained the symbolism of the scene and why he wanted it to be so cruel. Supposedly, it's meant to symbolize how the country was abandoned and... Read More
Oct 9, 2008 by Mark | See all 3 posts
I thought the prayer was beautiful too. I found another discussion about the prayer with one contributor saying Sami Yusuf sang it:
hope this is of some help - Michelle
Jul 19, 2008 by Michelle Duff | See all 3 posts
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