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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (7-Sep-2006)

Director: Tom Tykwer

Writers: Andrew Birkin; Bernd Eichinger; Tom Tykwer

Based on a book: Das Parfum by Patrick Süskind

Keywords: Thriller

Film adaptation of a Patrick Süskind novel tells the tale of a perfumer's homicidal quest to develop the ultimate scent.

Adapted from Patrick Süskind's 1985 novel Perfume, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer tells the tale of accused killer Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, following the troubled man from his birth amidst the blight of eighteenth-century France through to his rise to prominence as a master perfumer gifted with a superior olfactory sense and eventual downfall when an ambitious quest for the ultimate scent leads to a terrifying murder.

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John Hurt
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Ben Whishaw
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