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‘Track 143’ receives purchase request from North America

Iranian filmmaker Narges Abyar

Iranian filmmaker Narges Abyar

Acclaimed Iranian war drama Track 143 directed by woman filmmaker Narges Abyar has received a purchase request from North America.

The request offered by a film distributing company in North America, the film producer Abouzar Pourmohammadi announced.

The movie premiered at Iran’s 2014 Fajr International Film Festival and garnered rave reviews by critics and audience.

Abyar’s film received both the Crystal Phoenix for Audience Favorite Film at this year’s Fajr  festival and the event’s Best Actress Award that was presented to the film’s leading role actress Merila Zarei.

Track 143 is a screen adaptation of Abyar’s novel titled The Third Eye that narrates a story of a woman during Iran’s sacred defense.

The film is also to represent Iranian cinema at the 67th Cannes International Film Festival in May.

Abyar’s latest creation Track 143, was also invited to the 2014 Los Angeles International Film Festival.

Born in Tehran, Narges Abyar studied in Persian Literature and received her B.A. in this field.

She has penned some 30 story and fiction books for children, young adults and adults. She has also made several short and feature-length documentaries and one fiction.

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