Curated Movies Categorized By Disability, Disorder, Disease And Other Human Challenges

Scent of a Woman

Scent of a Woman

Scent of a Woman

R Drama , Courtroom Drama , Dark Comedy
Alcoholism Caregiving Blindness Enabling
Running time: 156 min
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 9 nominations.

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Frank is a retired Lt Col in the US army. He's also a blind alcoholic man who challenges anyone who comes near him. Charlie has a scholarship to a boarding prep school. He is a reliable, hardworking student who needs to earn money to help pay for the trip home for Christmas, so he accepts a job as a caregiver for Frank over Thanksgiving weekend. Although Frank's niece tells Charlie this will be a breeze, she has no idea that Frank plans on spending this Thanksgiving in Manhattan.

Director : Martin Brest
Cast : Al Pacino, Chris O'Donnell, James Rebhorn, Gabrielle Anwar, Philip Seymour Hoffman
Writer : Giovanni Arpino (novel), Bo Goldman (screenplay), Ruggero Maccari (character from Profumo Di Donna), Dino Risi (character from Profumo Di Donna)
Language : English



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