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Cinéma (2004)
by Yves Saint Laurent

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Cinéma information

Year of Launch2004
GenderFeminine
AvailabilityDiscontinued
Average Rating
(based on 273 votes)

People and companies

HouseYves Saint Laurent
PerfumerJacques Cavallier
Creative DirectorTom Ford
Parent CompanyL'Oréal Group > YSL Beaute
Parent Company at launchPinault-Printemps-Redoute > Gucci Group > YSL Beaute

About Cinéma

Tom Ford's last fragrant project before leaving Gucci in 2004.
The notes for the Eau de Parfum are below. The Eau de Toilette, launched in 2006 contains notes of: top: clementine, mimosa, cyclamen; middle: white peony, jasmin, amaryllis; base: amber, white musks, bourbon vanilla.

Cinéma fragrance notes

Reviews of Cinéma

Flowers and almond with the most elegant vanilla. Clean, classy, effective. Not cloying or sweet. Beautiful projection.
23rd November, 2018
Soft, delicately sweet, musky vanilla with a hint of almond, and a whisper of cyclamen, I find this such a joy to wear. It lasts a good 8 - 10 hours on me, without ever being overwhelming.
24th July, 2018
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Amber, White musks, Bourbon vanilla, Benzoin
That is a lovely opening: orangy vibes with a nutty almond undertone, a touch of fruitiness with cyclamen thrown in - quite characteristic and well thought out. The base is flowery, with a muguet-peony dyad dominant, and merging into a slightly boozy benzoin-dominated base of wood, musk and vanilla.

The performance is good on me with moderate sillage, good orojection and seven hours of longevity. Well-composed, a touch synthetic but not in a manner that interferes with its overall impression. 3/5
25th June, 2015
Salutation.

CINEMA is a must have for a elegant lady who whishes to impress the others and see the heads turning.It's as great as M7 for me.A addictive sweet perfume that imagine a sweet embrace of comfort,familiarity, sweetness,reliability and warmth.it's also one of my mother's favorite.Charming,Classy,Amazing Magnetic, Lovely light floral,Warm,Scrumptious, Feminine and Night scent.

This Lovely EDP is sweet without cloying.seductive without being intimidating.truly at the begining i was not impress but minute by minute a Glorious seductive fragrance emerged.the citrus notes are neither juicy and sour.the feminine floral hearts renders the pure essence of a lady with fine taste with it's peony and jasmine that blended perfectly with the musk and amber for a perfect drydown.this elixir makes you feel like a modern european beauty.

In my opinion this one is a warmer in your Wake in AUTUMN/WINTER.perfect for a exclusive party as definitely attracts the attention people or staying at home in front of the fire place watching an old movie with glass in the hands as it makes a great effect in that moments with him.CINEMA is just for a real sophisticated woman in her finest dress on the town not a young shy Girl.

Sillage?Ok.

Longevity?Really Noticeable on my skin.

7.75/10

09th June, 2015 (last edited: 12th January, 2016)
Genre: Fruity Floral

Cinéma opens up with an irrepressibly perky accord of tart citrus, sweet fruit, and flowers that might have been the blueprint for today’s parade of trite, adolescent fruity florals. In fact as soon as I smelled it I was struck by the idea that the designers behind all of those twerpy pink-tinted bimbo juices sniffed Cinéma’s happy little amuse guele and mistook it for the entrée. More likely, they understood it’s appeal and then spent just enough on their concoctions to mimic it, without putting in any more funds (or thought) to extend it with anything substantial or intelligent.

At any rate, I digress. Cinéma itself is a clever and sophisticated scent: a light green-fruity floral that keeps itself elegant and balanced by avoiding excessive sweetness. A naturalistic, dark, and moderately indolic jasmine lends Cinéma some depth and mystery beneath its bright, pretty surface. Sillage and projection are moderate, so while Cinéma is not weak, it’s not distracting either, and would make a perfectly nice everyday scent. The drydown sets in after about four hours, and consists mostly of very soft, creamy woods and vanillic notes. Is it groundbreaking? No. But in an age when scents of this type are almost invariably idiotic, Cinéma is refreshingly smart, and that has to count for something.
11th June, 2014
Why Turin describes this as "sweet mimosa" is a conundrum, since it contains no mimosa, nor does its chemical composition even hint at that scent. [If you want the perfect mimosa, try Caron's Farnesiana.]

This is a decent powdery almond cookie-like scent - the musks, ambers and vanillas are dominant. The initial clementine is quickly gone. I don't get the middle floral notes at all.

Nothing terribly original here, just very nice. More the effect of a powder after bathing than a perfume.
12th February, 2014

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