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Perfume


Posted by Colleen Shirazi, Wednesday, August 29, 2007 12:25 PM (Eastern)

I searched "perfume" on youtube. Not sure why, perhaps because there are now so many good videos pertaining to cosmetics, I thought there might be a few for scent.

Ugh! A whole spate of clips for the movie Perfume: The Story of a Murderer. I haven't seen the movie, but what an unpleasant association.

How we have changed. I also found several for 1992's Scent of a Woman, featuring Al Pacino, Chris O'Donnell and Gabrielle Anwar. I saw this in the cinema; it's a quiet film, unassuming, yet the concept...an older blind guy, who can detect and accurately name women's perfumes, among other things...rather haunts me now.

Check out this scene, where Pacino shows O'Donnell how it's done:



We have become a culture of the obvious...or have we? Do the guys of today still pursue, the way guys used to? Hm I should watch this movie again.

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