A rich boy and his servant best friend grow up together in Afghanistan. During the Soviet occupation, the boy and his father flee the country and later settle in America. Many years later, the boy learns about a dark family secret and finally finds his own courage within himself.
“The Kite Runner” is one of the most beautifully shot and movingly told stories I have seen recently. A friend who had read the book was satisfied that the movie followed the original story quite closely, but I am curious now to actually read the book (authored by Khaled Hosseini).