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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer


13 Sep 2006

2 hr 27 min

Crime, Fantasy, Drama

Based on the best-selling novel
Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born in the stench of eighteenth century Paris, develops a superior olfactory sense, which he uses to create the world's finest perfumes. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he tries to preserve scents in the search for the ultimate perfume.


Status: Released
Countries: Spain, Germany, France
Language: English
Awards: 15 wins & 17 nominations.
Budget: $50M


Tom Tykwer


Martin Moszkowicz (Executive Producer)
Samuel Hadida (Executive Producer)
Bernd Eichinger (Producer)
Julio Fernández (Executive Producer)
Gigi Oeri (Producer)
Andreas Grosch (Executive Producer)
Manuel Cuotemoc Malle (Executive Producer)




Ben Whishaw (as Jean-Baptiste Grenouille)
Simon Chandler (as Bürgermeister von Grasse)
David Calder (as Bischof von Grasse)
Richard Felix (as Magistrat)
Birgit Minichmayr (as Grenouilles Mutter)
Sian Thomas (as Madame Gaillard)
Michael Smiley (as Aufseher)
Alvaro Roque (as Grenouille (5 Jahre))
Franck Lefeuvre (as Grenouille (12 Jahre))
Sam Douglas (as Grimal)
Karoline Herfurth (as Das Mirabellen-Mädchen)
Timothy Davies (as Chenier)
Dustin Hoffman (as Giuseppe Baldini)
Rachel Hurd-Wood (as Laura)
Alan Rickman (as Richis)
Sara Forestier (as Jeanne)
Corinna Harfouch (as Madame Arnulfi)
Paul Berrondo (as Dominique Drouot)
Joanna Griffiths (as Marianne)
Jessica Schwarz (as Natalie)
Harris Gordon (as Marquis de Montesquieu)
Enric Arquimbau (as Executioner)
Andrés Herrera (as Door Guard)
John Hurt (as Narrator (voice))