I've been in LA for about 6 years now, and I've grown to really love it here. Living in the States could be a pretty culturally insular experience, so its always lovely to meet new charming people from other cities and other parts of the world with different perspectives...
MY FAVORITE BOOKS:
Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry . The Man Who Fell In Love With The Moon by by Tom Spanbauer . The Hours by Michael Cunningham.
MY FAVORITE FILMS:
The Piano Teacher by Michael Haneke, In the Mood for Love by Wong Kar Wai, A Zed & Two Noughts by Peter Greenaway, Dead Ringers by David Croneberg.