Pierre Billon

Biography: Swiss-born novelist and screenwriter, PIERRE BILLON came to Canada in the early sixties and has been teaching eversince, notably at the University of Ottawa. As a novelist, he has written numerous critically acclaimed thrillers (L'ENFANT DU SEPTIÈME NORD, L'ULTIME ALLIANCE, UN BÂILLEMENT DU DIABLE). As a screenwriter, he has written some tv movies for French television (JUSTICE EXPRESS, SECRETS DE FAMILLE, MÉMOIRES EN FUITE) and a few French Canadian movies (Jean Beaudin's NOUVELLE-FRANCE, Charles Binamé's hit motion picture UN HOMME ET SON PÉCHÉ).