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Philipp Kadelbach, Jakub Bejnarowicz (© Thomas Kost/Constantin Film Verleih)

Production Report featured in
German Films Quarterly 02/2018

Following such TV series as the International Emmy-winning GENERATION WAR and SS-GB, director Philipp Kadelbach now tries his hand at a contemporary crime series inspired by Patrick Süskind's international bestselling novel Perfume: The Story of a Murderer.

A young, headstrong profiler with unusual investigation techniques sets about gathering evidence after a series of brutal murders are reported in the Lower Rhine region. One of the leads takes her into the past – to five boarding school pupils who began experimenting with the mystery of human scent in their quest for power and love...

Shot in NRW last year, the six-part series will premiere on ZDFneo this autumn and simultaneously be available in all territories outside of Germany via Netflix.
Genre Drama, Thriller, Crime
Category Series
Year of Production 2018
Director Philipp Kadelbach
Screenplay Eva Kranenburg
Cinematography Jakub Bejnarowicz
Cast Friederike Becht, Wotan Wilke Möhring, August Diehl, Ken Duken, Natalia Belitski, Trystan Pütter, Christian Friedel, Jürgen Maurer, Marc Hosemann
Producers Sarah Kirkegaard, Oliver Berben
Production Company Constantin Film Produktion, in co-production with MOOVIE, ZDF, ZDFneo, ARRI Media, in cooperation with Netflix
Shooting Dates July-December 2017
With backing from German Motion Picture Fund, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg

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