Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born with a superior olfactory sense, creates the world's finest perfume. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent. more
Release DateU.S.Perfume: The Story of a Murderer was released on
Friday, January 5, 2007 Release
Tuesday, July 24, 2007
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Rating MPAAR for aberrant behavior involving nudity, violence, sexuality, and disturbing images
The story is set in 18th-century Paris and follows Jean-Baptiste Grenouille (Ben Whishaw), who becomes obsessed with a young woman, fixating on the idea of bottling her aroma, which eventually leads to murder. Dustin Hoffman plays Guiseppe Baldini, a perfumer, and Alan Rickman plays the father of the girl Grenouille is fascinated by.
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- Based on the best-selling novel.