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A Closer Look ("Kite Runner" Controversy) #874627

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 05, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The delay of the opening of the movie "The Kite Runner" due to concerns about its young Afghan stars introduced.

(New York: Dan Harris) The story from the book and film about two boys from Afghanistan and concern about the reaction to the child actors and the graphic portrayal of ethnic tensions in the country featured; film clips shown. [Actor Ahmad Khan MAHMIDZADA†- outlines what he was told about the rape scene.] ["The Kite Runner" Rebecca YELDHAM†- comments on the welfare of the children.] [Former CIA agent John KIRAKOU†- outlines his recommendations.]

Gibson, Charles;
Harris, Dan

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