an olfactive translation of
a moment somewhere between:

00:28:36 — 00:42:17


a F I L M
by  Leos Carax,

a F R A G R A N C E
by Lucas Sieuzac

The Feeling — Fresh flowers blown over the sewers from a cemetry, a cool breeze carrying the scent of the deceased, and stolen petals from headstones. A beast seeking beauty and an erection summoned by the orients. Sexual rituals and offerings of incense.

The PaletteProfarnesal (Green Fougere), Artemisia, Scentenal (Swamp Water), Undecavertol (Violet) Saffron, Guaiacwood, Patchouli, Oud, Cedarwood.

»The fragrance I developed was in response to the character and atmosphere of the cemetery scene. A contrast between light and darkness, above and below, flower and earthy, beauty and ugliness. It opens up with a melancholic green, floral, muddy cemetery - fresh tonality and transitions into a space of animality and sensuality with the orientalism incarnated in the woman he discovers.« — Lucas Sieuzac 


In this olfactive film series each fragrance is created with the purpose of expanding the way that a film is observed, remembered and appreciated, while suggesting new compositions and areas of inspiration for contemporary perfumery.

» Le Cinéma Olfacti « is an ongoing olfactive film screening program of cult, classic, independent and contemporary films that are held at cinemas and art institutions worldwide. As apart of each olfactive screening an exclusive fragrance is created out of a visionary perfumers personal response to a specific moment or character in a film. The final scent is then integrated into the film screening experience and later launched as a perfume under Folie À Plusieurs fragrance archive.

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