Elisa wears a top by Rejina Pyo, dress by Jil Sander and earrings by Sophie Bille Brahe. Elisa Lasowski is not your average up-and-coming actor. Last summer, the star of salacious new period drama Versailles—which is, rather fittingly, the most expensive TV show that France has ever produced—found herself in Los Angeles. Instead of hanging around Hollywood, she rented a car and drove into the desert, alone, for six days. “I found a radio channel that was playing all the road trip classics like Jimi Hendrix and AC/DC and Nirvana, ” she recalls. There were no paparazzi-friendly This story is from Kinfolk Issue Twenty-Three Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 43 Paapa Essiedu The British stage star steps onto a new platform. Arts & Culture Issue 42 Audience Participation The new rules for watching movies. Arts & Culture Films Issue 40 Fan Bingbing The woman who changed the face of China. Arts & Culture Films Issue 35 At Work With: Shahira Fahmy How did one of Egypt’s leading architects end up walking the red carpet at Cannes? Arts & Culture Issue 33 Waris Jewelry designer. Wes Anderson regular. Environmental crusader. The many marvelous lives of Waris Ahluwalia. Arts & Culture Issue 31 Semi-detached Unease in suburbia.