21 May 5 scent-themed films you have to see!
If you are into scents and perfumes you’ll rejoyce diving into these 5 amazing scent-themed movies!
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Monsieur Gustave is a legendary concierge of a majestic hotel, The Grand Budapest Hotel set in the fictional Republic of Zubrowka. M. Gustave (Ralph Fiennes) never can leave his room without wearing his favourite fragrance Air de Panache.
Perfume – The Story of a Murderer (2006)
Adapted from Patrick Süskind’s international best seller, “Perfume: The Story of a Murderer”, this movie depicts the olfactory universe in all its – even dramatic – complexity. The main character, Jean-Baptiste Grenouille (Ben Whishaw), grows up in 18th-century France gifted with a preternaturally sensitive nose. His delusional quest for creating the perfect scent will drive him to commit atrocious murders.
A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
Paul Sutton (Keanu Reeves) returns home from military service in 1945 and finds out that his wife has left him behind. He starts a career as a candy salesman and meet a new love in the suggestive scenario of a Mexican family’s vineyard. The scent of grapes fermenting in the big wooden casks makes the magic.
Scent of a Woman (1992)
Charlie (Chris O’Donnell) is a student at the exclusive local prep school. In need of money he agrees to “babysit” a blind man, who turns out to be a mean, angry, sarcastic man: Colonel Slade (Al Pacino). Through their journey to New York, col. Slade will be a menthor to Charlie and would often tell his memories of the powerful scent of a woman.
Like Water for Chocolate (1992)
Mexico, begigging of 20th century: a young couple, Tita and Pedro, are deeply in love but family traditions are in their way to get married. They will live their distant-but-deep love through the food and its scent, thanks to the chemistry of tastes and aromas.