|Zekiria Ebrahimi||Young Amir|
|Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada||Young Hassan|
|Shaun Toub||Rahim Khan|
|Ali Danesh Bakhtyari||Sohrab|
|Abdul Qadir Farookh||Gen. Taher|
|Abdul Salam Yusoufzai||Assef|
|Elham Ehsas||Young Assef|
Growing up in Kabul, Amir and Hassan are inseparable friends. As an adult living in California, Amir remains haunted by a childhood incident in which he betrayed Hassan's trust. When he learns that the Taliban has murdered Hassan and wife, Amir returns to his homeland to learn the fate of the couple's son.