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If you’ve read the book, “The Kite Runner”, but haven’t seen the movie yet, do yourself a favor and check it out. It is truly an amazing adaption of a book, the best I can remember in a long time. Many of the scenes I imagined in the book, were practically duplicated in the film. The choice of actors was also superb and the “extra features” on the DVD were well worth watching. Marc Forster, who directed “Monster’s Ball” with Hallie Berry and “Finding Neverland” and the upcoming new James Bond film, has created a beautiful film here. You can now rent this at Redbox for $1. Of further note, the actress Atossa Leoni, who plays Amir’s wife Soraya , is the narrator of Hosseini’s “A Thousand Splendid Suns” in audiobook format.

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