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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (films not included). Pages: 44. Chapters: 11-11-11, Agnosia, Beneath Still Waters, Broken Embraces, Buried (film), Fermat's Room, H6: Diary of a Serial Killer, Hierro (film), Julia's Eyes, Live Flesh (film), Los Cronocrimenes, Lucia, Lucia, Marta (film), Moscow Zero, No Rest for the Wicked (film), Open Graves, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (film), Secuestrados, Sexykiller, Sleep Tight (film), The Devil's Backbone, The King of the Mountain (film), The Kovak Box, The Monk (2011 film), The Nameless (film), The Ninth Gate, The Oxford Murders (film), The Skin I Live In, Verbo, Web Cam (film). Excerpt: Perfume: The Story of a Murderer is a 2006 thriller film directed by Tom Tykwer and written by Andrew Birkin, Bernd Eichinger and Tykwer. It is based on the 1985 novel Perfume by Patrick Suskind. Set in 18th century France, the film tells the story of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille (Ben Whishaw), an olfactory genius, and his homicidal quest for the perfect scent. The film also stars Dustin Hoffman, Alan Rickman and Rachel Hurd-Wood; John Hurt provides narration. The film was made on a budget of 50 million, making it one of the most expensive German films. Principal photography began on July 12, 2005 and concluded on October 16, 2005; filming took place in Spain, Germany and France. Perfume was released on September 14, 2006 in Germany. It grossed $135,039,943 worldwide, of which $53,125,663 was made in Germany. Critics' reviews of the film were mixed; the consensus was that the film had strong cinematography and acting but suffered from an uneven screenplay. The film begins with the sentencing of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille (Ben Whishaw), a notorious murderer. Between the reading of the sentence and the execution, the story of his life is told in flashback, beginning with his abandonment at birth in a French fish market. Raised in...