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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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Friederike Becht Friederike Becht ...  Nadja Simon 6 episodes, 2018
Natalia Belitski Natalia Belitski ...  Elena Seliger 6 episodes, 2018
Oskar Belton Oskar Belton ...  Roman 15 Jahre 6 episodes, 2018
Leon Lukas Blaschke Leon Lukas Blaschke ...  Moritz 15 Jahre 6 episodes, 2018
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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 Jürgen Maurer ...  Matthias Köhler 6 episodes, 2018
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Valerie Stoll Valerie Stoll ...  Elena 13 Jahre 6 episodes, 2018
Wotan Wilke Möhring ...  Joachim Grünberg 6 episodes, 2018
Carlotta von Falkenhayn 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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Official Sites:

Official Site [German]

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Germany

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Release Date:

14 November 2018 (Germany) See more »

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A seriously Noir piece of tv
29 December 2018 | by maggiewalker4265See all my reviews

Wow - this is an unusual piece of television. It is very dark, full of sexualised behaviours which are quite unhealthy. Its almost like a Freudian guide of murder. This dark and convoluted tale should hold you inits grip. It is a piece of art. The acting is superb and for once the actors chosen to represent the adult characters actually resemble them which strengthens the impact of the story line. Most of these characters are pretty awful individuals and the epitome of dysfunction. The cinematography is well done and the dismal winter surroundings bring an added feeling of doom that enhances the story line. This is seriously worth a watch. It is not for those who like fast police shows with lots of action and poor or predictable story-lines, you will need to engage your grey matter with this but it is worth every second.


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