Pierre Boileau (born 28 April 1906 in Paris, France – 16 January 1989 in Beaulieu-sur-Mer) was a French author of crime novels. After studying at the College of Commerce, Pierre Boileau worked as a social worker. Next to him he wrote crime novels about the master detective André Brunel.When Boileau met Thomas Narcejac after the war, they worked together to compose psychological crime novels and became masters of their subject. After her novel Celle qui n'était plus (1952), Henri-Georges Clouzot shot the film Die Teuflischen, D'entre les morts (1954) as a model for Alfred Hitchcock's film Vertigo – Aus dem Reich der Toten.
Movies & TV shows
Paris in 1996. The wife of a wealthy architect has an affair with a Parisian editor. Pierre was asked to join them in the desert by the latter. Bernard is in a relationship with another woman.
The wife and mistress of a cruel school master collaborated to murder him. The plan goes well until the body disappears. The strain starts to tell on the two women as a retired police investigator who...
House of Secrets
Marion Ravinel is trapped in an abusive spousal relationship. She forms a plan with her husband's former lover to kill him. However, the outcome turns out to be more than she planned on as she begins ...
A struggling writer on the verge of success finds his love for the woman of his wildest dreams drawing him deeper into the depths of passion and jealousy, until he learns he has been framed for murder...
Where the Truth Lies
Adaptation of a novel by Boileau & Narcejac about a young veterinarian who falls under the influence of a strange woman, who might be a Voodoo priestess.
Le crime ne paie pas
The husband tried to kill his wife with the help of the plan he saw in the film. Reality isn't a film.
Faces in the Dark
John Gregson lost his sight in an explosion on the day his wife planned to leave him for another man.
Eyes Without a Face
There is a doctor. The accident that caused the disfigures of the face of Christiane caused him a lot of guilt. There is a doctor. Young women are kidnapped and brought to the Génessier mansion. He re...
Meurtre au ralenti
While his wife has been trying for years to convince him to retire, Berthon is committed to the 24 Hours of LeMans. She was jealous of his elder and became his mistress.
Witness in the City
Pierre Verdier killed his mistress by throwing her off a train. Ancelin decided to take revenge on the person who killed his wife.
The cruel and abusive headmaster of a boarding school,Michel Delassalle, is murdered by an unlikely duo -- his meek wife and the mistress he brazenly flaunts. After Delassalle's corpse mysteriously di...