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The 'perfume' itself is a symbol. Its quite a deep notion and I suggest reading the book, it will give you the feeling needed to better understand the concept.To put it in words it is the human vanity. We always want more , we want to much, we want to possess what we like instead of loving freely.But not only that, it has more deeper meanings, the strongest ...


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but why does he keep on killing other girls? Was he getting attracted by other girls' fragrance, too? Short answer: Grenouille is a clear psychopath who only cares about preserving women’s smells in a perfume. The key scene to understand Grenouille‘s motivation is when he accidentally kills the plum girl. He cares only about her smell, not about the person....


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short answer: The movie uses scent as a symbol of love. The main character was robbed of love at birth when his mother was killed, and therefore spends his entire life searching for love, and hurting other people along the way. Unfortunately, being deprived of his mother's love meant he never learned to love himself, and therefore is incapable of loving ...


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