JAPAN’S PERSIAN ICON: Anicée (Alvina) Shahmanesh interview on Japanese TV (1970’s)

A Special Thought for our fellow Iranian Compatriots living in Japan and the Japanese People in these terrible times. With wishes of seeing you overcome your grief and dangerous predicament in the days, weeks and months to come. French Film Star of Persian heritage Anicée Shahmanesh became a huge Star in Japan after her first Film “Friends” became an international hit in the 1970’s followed by a sequel “Paul and Michelle”.

Anicée (Alvina) Shahmanesh interview on Japanese TV (1970’s):
For the release of her second film sequal “Paul and Michelle”

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