Einbinder Emily
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Anoushka Ravanshad is a lovely Parisian woman living in Los Angeles. She comes from a very interesting background: her father is a british Iranian and her mother has Russian origins.The Parisian Flair decided to interview her because of her beautiful mind. Anoushka is cultured and very open-minded. She knows the English and French culture very well, having lived and experienced both. She is our flair cinema contributor and will be writing articles about new releases and French cinema classics. She is outgoing and has a terrific sense of humor. How do you feel about France? Nostalgic. I love its culture, its authors, artists and specially its food. What is Parisian Flair for you? An integrated solution to keep in touch with my roots. Are you romantic? Yes. Where did you have your most impressive French kiss? In Courchevel.

Your perfect French dinner?  Noix de St-Jacques/scallops with puree, as a desert: the “Marco Polo” from Mariage Frères tea accompanied by the wonderful Saint-Honoré à la rose, by Ladurée. Your favorite meals in France?  L’Entrecote, La salade Concorde from Ladurée, La salade Monégasque from Carette. What is your Madeleine de Proust? Walking around the Parc Monceau

Anoushka in the short movie  “Fifty Pence” . Last French movie you saw? Amour  by Michael Haneke. Favorite French movie? Les bronzés font du ski. Favorite French movie quote? “Parfait, on se dispute, mais au lit on s’explique, et sur l’oreiller on se comprend…Atmosphere, atmosphere. Est-ce que j’ai une gueule d’atmosphere? ” (“Perfect, we argue, but in bed we debate, and on the pillow we understand each other … Atmosphere, atmosphere. Do I have an atmosphere looking face?”)  Arletty, dans “ l’Hotel du Nord” (1938), de Marcel Carné.. Favorite French actor? Francois Cluzet.

Which French contemporary artist? Orelsan. Favorite French museum? Musée d’Orsay. What is the place that feels the most French in Los Angeles?  Le Petit Ermitage. What do you miss about France? The culture. The first French book you recall reading? My father’s glory/ La gloire de mon père, by Marcel Pagnol. The French poem you would want to receive? “Remember Barbara”/ “Rappelle-toi Barbara”, by Jacques Prévert. Do you still know one by heart? Yes, “I am what I am”/ “Je suis comme je suis”, by Jacques Prévert

Photo credits by Wahib Chehata

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