Differences Between The Kite Runner Book And Movie

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Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner A comparative commentary on the international bestseller and the successful film The Kite Runner, written by Khaled Hosseini. Some of us know the book, some of us know the movie and some of us know them both. But it is almost unlikely that there are people who do not know anything about it all when we are talking about The Kite Runner; the book became an international bestseller and the movie was a great success too. But comparing the movie to the book, we have to admit that there are some differences. First of all there are the little things that are changed in the movie. An example of a little part in the movie that differs from the book, is the birthday gift for Hassan. When Hassan’s birthday takes place in the book, he becomes a harelip operation from his father. But in the film, when Hassan celebrates his birthday, his father gives him a kite. The kite fits more in the context, because kiterunning is a symbol for friendship, especially in the book.…show more content…
Some complete scenes are skipped in the movie. For example the part of getting Sohrab to the United States. This part is cut out of the movie whereas getting Sohrab to the United States was not easy: there was much bother when Amir tried to take Sohrab with him to the States. This is just one of the examples of scenes that are not in the movie, whereas they are in the book. In the film also the part of the suicide of one of the boys is skipped. Maybe they thought the movie to be too boring by putting these scenes in the

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