Scent of a Woman

Movie review by Ellen Dendy, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Pacino's intense performance best for older teens.

R 1992 157 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 13 reviews

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age 16+

Some solid veteran stories but mostly a lot of meh.

This film feels like the model for's Trailer for Every Oscar-Winning Movie Ever. From the score to the courtroom style antics at the end and the cheers in unison. Really? Cheering like it was Chariots of Fire or Hoosiers? Pacino acts well in the role, and the anger, depression, and suicide of veterans is very real, but the rest of the source material feels very contrived. A lot of showboating with a Musical Score to back it up.
age 10+

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