Essay about The Kite Runner By Marc Forester

1868 Words Dec 18th, 2015 8 Pages
The relationship between a father and son is a very important part of a child’s life, a father just like a mother gives the child wisdom, comfort, love, and serves as a model. It is a relationship like this that can model the way a child grows up and the type of person the child will grow up to be, showing that a relationship like father and son is a very crucial part in the development and life of the child. Throughout Khaled Hosseini’s “The Kite Runner” were are shown many examples of father and son relationship’s, whether it is Amir and Baba or Hassan and Baba we are shown how a relationship with a father can affect a child’s life and how it effects their personality. Yet in Marc Forester’s film adaptation of “The Kite Runner” the relationship between father and son between certain characters is cut back quite a bit, certain relationships that were much more in depth in the novel were hardly touched upon and a lot of important information about these relationships was not shown properly. This choice to hold back on some of the relationships highly altered the feeling of the film, these aspects that allowed a reader to connect or understand a character were less present thus making it harder for viewers to really see the true story and the real relationship. The three largest examples of how a father and son relationship affected the novel compared to the film are the relationship between Sohrab and Amir, the relationship between Baba and Hassan, and finally the…

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