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    صابر ابر

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    Saber Abar Born Occupation
    Saber Abar
    (1984-06-08) June 8, 1984 (age 30) Tehran, Iran.
    Actor, Theater Director

    Saber Abar (Persian: صابر ابر‎) (born June 8, 1984) is an Iranian actor and theater director, best known for his role in "About Elly". Abar has received two Crystal Simorgh Prize Nominations, both for Best Supporting Actor at the 25th and 27th Fajr International Film Festival.


    Career Acting career

    Abar began his career hosting television shows such as "Rainbow"; a children''s TV show, and a game show called "In 100 Seconds". He later gained recognition with his role in Mohsen Makhmalbaf''s "Sha''ere Zobale". In 2006, He starred alongside Ezzatollah Entezami in "Minaye Shahr-e Khamush" as a Driver and that role earned him a Crystal Simorgh Prize Nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Abar''s talent did not go unnoticed in "Dayere Zangi" (2007) as he then was offered a role in Asghar Farhadi''s "About Elly". The movie received a lot of positive reviews such as the review from David Bordwell, the famous film theorist and film critic, who called it a masterpiece. Abar played "Alireza" whose Fiancée goes missing. the role earned him another nomination in the Fajr International Film Festival.

    Saber has also starred in "Hich" (2009), "Nokhodi" (2009), "Thirteen 59" (2010) and "Entehaye Khiabane Hashtom" (2010) and had a cameo appearance in "Ayene-haye Ruberu" (2010).

    Theatre career

    Abar has starred alongside the likes of Farhad Aeesh, Mehdi Hashemi and Shahab Hosseini in "Kargadan" (2008) directed by Farhad Aeesh. He has also starred in "Dastan-e yek Pellekan" (2009) directed by Reza Guran, "Caligula" (2010) Directed by Homayoun GhaniZadeh, "Jire-bandie pare Khorus baraye Sugvari" (2011) Directed by Ali Narges Nejad. In 2010, Saber Directed the play "Vav-ha va Virgul-ha".

    Filmography Actor Year Film
    2005 Shaere Zobaleh
    2006 Mina-ye Shahr-e Khamush
    2007 Dayere Zangi
    2007 3 Zan
    2008 Darbare-ye Elly
    2009 Hich
    2009 Nokhodi
    2010 Agha Yousef
    2010 Sizdah 59
    2010 Entehaye Khiabane Hashtom
    2010 Inja Bedune Man

    Tags:About Elly, Asghar Farhadi, Crystal Simorgh, Fajr, Fajr International Film Festival, Farhad, Iran, Iranian, Mehdi, Mehdi Hashemi, Persian, Saber Abar, Shahab Hosseini, Simorgh, Tehran, Wikipedia

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