The Scent of a Woman
The Scent of a Woman ★★½ Sweet Smell of Woman; Profumo di Donna 1975
An acclaimed dark comedy that may be an acquired taste for some. A blinded military officer and his valet take a sensual tour of Italy, the sightless man seducing beautiful women on the way. But at the end of the journey awaits a shock, and the real point of the tale, based on a novel by Giovanni Arpino. In Italian with English subtitles. Remade in 1992 as “Scent of a Woman.” 103m/C VHS, DVD . IT Alessandro Momo, Agostina Belli, Moira Orfei, Franco Ricci, Vittorio Gassman; D: Dino Risi; W: Ruggero Maccari, Dino Risi; C: Claudio Civillo; M: Armando Trovajoli.