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March 13, 2019

Episode 407: Perfume - The Story of a Murderer (2006)

Special Guest: Andrew Birkin
Guest Co-Hosts: David Kittredge, Josh Stewart

Tom Tykwer's Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006) is based on the 1985 book by . The film tells the story of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille (Ben Whishaw), a man born without scent and an acute sense of smell. He goes on a quest to capture the most beautiful scent in the world...

David Kittredge and Josh Stewart join Mike to discuss the film and Parfum the recent Netflix series somewhat inspired by Süskind's novel. Writer discusses the writing of the film.

Listen/Download Now:

Buy Perfume: The Story of a Murderer on DVD
Buy Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind

"Scentless Apprentice" - Nirvana
"Nearly Witches (Ever Since We Met...)" - Panic! At The Disco
"Du Riechst So Gut" - Rammstein
"Redhead Girl" - AIR



  1. Another one went into podcast heaven...

  2. This episode put PERFUME on my radar. It's become one my favorite discoveries of recent years.

    Good things come to those who wait. PERFUME finally gets a domestic Blu-ray from Paramount later this year. (Current release date, 10/5/21)