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171 Ratings

Scent of a Woman

Profumo di donna

Directed by Dino Risi
Italy, 1974
Comedy, Drama


An army cadet accompanies an irascible, blind captain on a week-long trip from Turin to Naples. The captain, Fausto, who wants no pity, brooks no disagreement, and charges into every situation, nicknames the youth Ciccio.

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Scent of a Woman Directed by Dino Risi

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1975 | Winner: Best Actor

Academy Awards

1976 | 2 nominations including: Best Writing, Screenplay Adapted From Other Material

César Awards

1976 | Winner: Best Foreign Film

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