Following such TV series as the International Emmy-winning "Unsere Mütter, unsere Väter" ("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 "Das Parfum" ("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.
Source: German Films Service & Marketing GmbH