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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

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Original title
Das Parfum - Die Geschichte eines Mörders
Running time
147 min.
Germany Germany
Andrew Birkin, Bernd Eichinger, Tom Tykwer (Novel: Patrick Süskind)
Reinhold Heil, Johnny Klimek, Tom Tykwer
Frank Griebe
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Co-production Germany-France-Spain;
Thriller. Mystery. Drama | 18th Century. Crime. Serial Killers
Synopsis / Plot
In 18th Century, Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born with no smell, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent.
2007: European Film Awards: Best Cinematographer, Prix d'Excellence. 5 Nominations.
2007: Saturn Awards: 5 nominations, including Best Thriller, Best Director & Best Writing
2007: Bavarian Film Awards: Best Director, Best Production Design
2007: Ghent International Film Festival: Nominated for Grand Prix
2007: Undine Awards, Austria: Best Young Supporting Actress (Karoline Herfurth)
2006: 6 German Film Awards: Including Best Cinematographer. 8 nominations.
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