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To symbolize that Grenouille spreads death. In the book, not every character dies straight after they exit Grenouille's story, it just explains how they do die. For example, the orphanage owner dies 40 years after she leaves Grenouille at the tanners. In this case the movie chose to make the deaths more contrived than the book, implying that everyone died within a short time frame of Grenouille leaving their lives for the last time.
No she is not, nor is she deaf. She doesn't realize Grenouille is there because she can't smell him.
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