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Release Date: December 27, 2006Running Time: 145 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $2,208,939.00
Genre: Adaptation, Foreign, Period, Thriller


Ben Whishaw

Dustin Hoffman

Alan Rickman

Rachel Hurd-Wood

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In 18th-century France, Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, orphaned as a newborn in the streets of Paris, is alone in the world. A peculiar child who rarely speaks, Grenouille is alienated from others but blessed with a remarkable gift. His sense of smell is so refined, so attuned to every blade of grass and blossoming flower, that it's tragic when he's sold into servitude to a tannery at the age of 13 and surrounded by the foul odors that accompany his labor. But there comes a day when Grenouille does an errand in town and discovers the object that will transform his life: perfume. Eager to learn the art of creating sophisticated fragrance, he apprentices himself to a once-renowned perfumer, and pro... Full Summary >>