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1,480 Ratings

Scent of a Woman

Directed by Martin Brest
United States, 1992
Drama, Romance


A prep school student needing money agrees to “babysit” a blind man, but the job is not at all what he anticipated.

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Scent of a Woman Directed by Martin Brest

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1993 | Winner: Best Actor in a Leading Role

1993 | 3 nominations including: Best Picture

BAFTA Awards

1994 | Nominee: Best Screenplay - Adapted

Writers Guild of America

1993 | Nominee: Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1993 | 3 wins including: Best Motion Picture - Drama

1993 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Critics reviews

Given the talent on board, there’s an undeniable flair and effectiveness in certain scenes (such as Pacino dancing the tango with a stranger in a posh restaurant), but the meretricious calculation finally sticks in one’s throat.
December 01, 1992
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