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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Al Pacino
Chris O'Donnell
Gabrielle Anwar
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Directors
Martin Brest
Screenwriters
Giovanni Arpino
Bo Goldman
Ruggero Maccari
Dino Risi
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The Scent of a Woman
Deceptively titled generation gap buddy picture


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Plot
In order to make some money for a Christmas trip home, impoverished college-student Charlie agrees to look after Frank, a blind retired Colonel for Thanksgiving. Babysitting takes on a whole new dimension when Frank decides he wants to spent the weekend living it up in New York City.


Verdict
While fairly predictable and unoriginal, it is nevertheless entertaining.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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