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Perfume 

Parfum (original title)
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When a singer is found murdered, with her scent glands excised from her body, detectives probe a group of friends who attended boarding school with her.
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Series cast summary:
Friederike Becht ...  Nadja Simon 6 episodes, 2018
Natalia Belitski ...  Elena Seliger 6 episodes, 2018
Oskar Belton ...  Roman 15 Jahre 6 episodes, 2018
Leon Lukas Blaschke ...  Moritz 15 Jahre 6 episodes, 2018
Franziska Brandmeier ...  "K" 15 Jahre 6 episodes, 2018
August Diehl ...  Moritz de Vries 6 episodes, 2018
Ken Duken ...  Roman Seliger 6 episodes, 2018
Christian Friedel ...  Daniel Sluiter 6 episodes, 2018
Marc Hosemann ...  Jens Brettschneider 6 episodes, 2018
Jürgen Maurer ...  Matthias Köhler 6 episodes, 2018
Julius Nitschkoff ...  Bursche 15 Jahre / ... 6 episodes, 2018
Trystan Pütter ...  Thomas Butsche 6 episodes, 2018
Valerie Stoll ...  Elena 13 Jahre 6 episodes, 2018
Wotan Wilke Möhring ...  Joachim Grünberg 6 episodes, 2018
Carlotta von Falkenhayn ...  Elsie 5 episodes, 2018
Susanne Wuest ...  Lydia Suchanow 5 episodes, 2018
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Based on motives by the global best-seller of the same name by Patrick Suskind, the Perfume series shifts the action to the modern day and uses the book's idea of manipulating people through scent as a springing-off point. A young profiler investigating a series of brutal murders traces events back to a small cadre of boys at a boarding school who experimented with manipulating people using human scents.

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Based on the BestSeller written by Patrick Suskind "Perfume" (Parfum) See more »

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worth a binge
2 January 2019 | by hawktwoSee all my reviews

I have not read the novel Parfum, so I have no way of knowing if it's an attempt at an adaptation. I it doubt since the novel is such an integral part of the plot. Props for atmosphere and acting here. I watched it with subtitles and heard it with English dubbing. At times, the subtitles and dubbing were using rather different ways of saying the same thing. Kind of fascinating. It was a good mystery/crime story and the writers made use of the multi-episodes to gradually reveal a bit more of the mystery. I found it difficult to tell the boys apart when they were younger (exception being Toothless) and couldn't quite figure out who was really Elena's boyfriend back in the day. The writers made good use of flashbacks.


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14 November 2018 (Germany) See more »

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