Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
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Sex & Nudity

10/10

A woman gives birth to a baby. Nothing overly graphic is seen, although the newborn is seen lying on the ground fully nude.

The choked corpse of a young woman is undressed by a young man, but not for sexual intentions, although her breasts are shown more than once. He rubs her naked body several times to get its perfume.

Nude corpses of about a dozen young women are discovered one by one, after their murders. These are shown shortly and not in close-up.

There is a scene of orgy near the final scene, with men and women who are intoxicated by the smell of the finally created perfume. Kisses and sex is involved. Some are partially and some are fully naked.

Violence & Gore

8/10

Very brief flashes of dead animal related gore in an 18th-century marketplace.

A woman is hanged. She is seen with a noose around her neck and then she drops offscreen.

Several childeren unsuccessfully try to smother a very young baby.

A woman beats several childeren.

A woman's throat is slit in the distance, then her bloody face is seen in closeup.

A dead cat, soaked in water, is seen.

Several innocent people are shot accidentally in a montage. No blood.

The main character kills several young women. The first one is by accidental choking and is an unintentional murder similar to Of Mice and Men's Lenny's killing a young beautiful lady. The following killings are deliberately commited but are not shown in so much detail.

A group of homeless people pile up around a man and rip him apart. There are just one or two brief flashes of blood or gore, but this scene still is potetially disturbing.

Profanity

Some very dated name-calling.

People are shown drinking wine at a party.

The final perfume is supposed to be very intoxicating.

9/10

A woman gives birth to a baby almost casually behind a street stall and leaves it in the mud there as she continues her job as she expects it to be dead. However, the baby turns out to be alive.

The main character secretly keeps the corpse of a young woman in a giant jar of clear glass, which is actually an apparatus for obtaining flower extracts.

The main character spreads a waxy substance on female corpses and later scrapes this with a spatula.

This is a very disturbing film altogether.

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MPAA:
Rated R for aberrant behavior involving nudity, violence, sexuality, and disturbing images

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