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Like "House of Sand and Fog" and "Man Push Cart," it helps us to understand that the newcomers among us come from somewhere and are somebody. Read full review
Whatever our misfortune, The Kite Runner says, sometimes we are fortunate enough to get a second chance to make amends for a first mistake. Read full review
At times brutal, at times touching, the movie stands out as one of the better "prestige" productions offered for cinematic consumption during the waning weeks of 2007. Read full review
Both boys give such heart-rending performances that fear of reprisals for participating in the scene persuaded the studio to postpone the film's release to give them time to leave Kabul. Read full review
In making a movie about the hot mess of Afghan history, a sense of reserve turns out to be a useful tool for peace. Read full review
A compelling and uplifting tale that exposes the viewer to an unfamiliar, fascinating culture and a family dynamic that is recognizable and nuanced. Read full review
I'm of two minds about this. A movie that held on to all the breathless tearjerkery of the novel would probably have to star Bette Davis as Amir, but as amended by Forster the story is now touching and somewhat dull. Read full review
This is an eye-opening story that doesn't quite hold together as a movie, but it deals with honor in men's lives in ways rare to mainstream film. Read full review
The terseness of Hosseini's prose has been replaced by the sentimentality of the director's approach. Read full review
The only reliable source of energy is Homayoun Ershadi, a powerful actor who plays Baba, Amir's Westernized father. Read full review
moves slowly, like a remedial history lesson
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