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Perfume: the story of a murderer (feature film)

Community Room
Thursday, Jul 13, 2:00pm to 4:15pm

Perfume: the story of a murderer

Directed by Tom Tykwer.  Performances by Ben Whishaw, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Rickman, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Karoline Herfurth.  Paramount, 2006.  Rated R.  140 min. Crime / Drama / Fantasy

With his incredible talent for discerning scents, Jean-Baptiste Grenouille (Ben Whishaw) is one of 18th-century France's finest perfumers. He becomes obsessed with capturing an elusive aroma: the scent of young womanhood. His search takes a deadly turn, and when the bodies of 12 young females are found, panic breaks out, with families rushing to lock up their daughters.