Analysis Of Perfume: The Story Of A Murderer

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I. Movie Poster Versus Book Cover Perfume: The Story of a Murderer’s movie poster suggests a woman vanishing in a dark background. As the woman vanishes, she leaves rose petals which symbolizes a fragrant scent. The poster has a simple and clear layout that can be distinct even from afar. The title remains readable, bold and the color of font contradicts the dark background making it intense. As well as the subtitle it gives you a hint on what the movie is about. Also the symbol used in this poster is a woman, meaning the victims of the murderer suggests that it will only be a woman. The book cover of Perfume: The Story of a Murderer looked like the movie poster but the woman is facing and has a flower on the background. The book has a strong image that helps people to remember the book and integrates them with the title. There are only two fonts used in the cover and the title is readable since the font used was simple not a decorative one. The subtitle has a different font and blended with the background and the font used in the title. It does not look like shattered because of the color selection of the font as well as the background along with the spacing used for it. The cover of the book also used endorsement and review from The New York Times adding a credibility to the book with the “international bestseller” above making an impact. If I were to remake this movie I would rather let the Plum Girl live as Jean-Baptiste Grenouille’s friend or

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