AVANT GOLSHIFTEH: Anicee Shahmanesh bares it all in French Magazine LUI (1977)


AVANT GOLSHIFTEH: Anicee Shahmanesh bares it all in French Magazine LUI (1977)
by Darius Kadivar

French Movie Star of Iranian Heritage and Sex Icon of the 70's, Anicee Shahmanesh, better known as Anicee Alvina poses Nude for French Male Magazine LUI. (circa 1977)

Another Photo: Nostalgia:Anicée (Alvina) SHAHMANESH France's Sex Icon of 1970's



 Alain Robbe-Grillet's Muse



See Blog:

STRANGE PLEASURES: Anicée Shahmanesh in Robbe-Grillet's "Successive Slidings of Pleasure"

Glissements progressifs du plaisir (1974):

Anicée Shahmanesh in nouveau roman Alain Robbe-Grillet scandalous directorial debut 

WARNING: Some scenes in this clip may be unsuitable for young viewers:



About Anicée Alvina:

Also known as Anicée Schahmaneche (b. Anicée Shahmanesh or Anicee Schahmane on 28 January 1953, Boulogne-Billancourt, France - death: 11 November 2006, Boncourt, Eure et Loir, France from cancer) was a French singer and actress.

Born to a French mother and an Iranian father, Anicée made her first movie appearance in Elle boit pas, elle fume pas, elle drague pas, mais... elle cause ! in 1970 and became famous for her lead roles in Glissements progressifs du plaisir (1974) and Le Jeu avec le feu, two movies directed by Alain Robbe-Grillet. She starred in the 1971 Lewis Gilbert film Friends, whose soundtrack helped launch the singing and songwriting careers of Elton John and Bernie Taupin.

She played a femme fatale in the Jacques Doniol-Valcroze movie where she seduces Jacques Weber. She then appeared in films directed by Gérard Blain and Bernard Queysanne, among others.

She had the lead role in the TV comedy Les 400 coups de Virginie which was shown on TF1 in 1979.

Recommended Readings:

Anicée (ALVINA) Shahmanesh: France's Sex Icon of the 1970's By Darius KADIVAR

Iranian Pioneers in French New Wave Cinema by Darius KADIVAR

Anicee (Alvina) Shahmanesh (28th January 1954-11Th November 2006): Persian Sex Icon of French Cinema Dies in Paris at Age 53 By Darius KADIVAR 

Related Blog:

HUMP OR DEATH: Golshifteh’s «nudity» as metaphorical as her «acting»

Related Blogs on Anicée (Alvina) Shahmanesh:

STRANGE PLEASURES: Anicée Shahmanesh in Robbe-Grillet's "Successive Slidings of Pleasure"

Nostalgia:Anicee (Alvina) Shahmanesh on Japanese Talkshow (1970's)

MON CINEMA:Anicée (Alvina) Shahmanesh and Sean Bury in Friends (1971) 

Anicée (Alvina) SHAHMANESH in Lesbian Movie



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.......it is indeed one of the oldest, and most likely the oldest profession in the world.