Monique Olivier: Accessory to Evil
Monique Olivier: Accessory to Evil

‘Monique Olivier: Accessory to Evil’ Docuseries on Netflix: The Real Taste of True-Crime… “European-Style”

It has all the elements that will "dazzle" fans of the genre.

Monique Olivier: Accessory to Evil (L’affaire Fourniret: Dans la tête de Monique Olivier) is a docuseries directed by Christophe Astruc and Michelle Fines.

The gamekeeper accused of murdering nine young girls had an accomplice, his wife, Monique Olivier: a housewife who helped her husband rape and murder young girls between France and Belgium.

About the Series

Well, if you like grisly “true crime” series, full of interviews that go into more and more detail about the crimes, here you have this documentary series of six episodes that is about five hours long which will tell us all the details of the rapes, abductions and murders by this couple.

A docu-series that is very carefully photographed and with very elaborate dramatizations: a very pure true crime format that, for sure, will delight fans.

As you know, it’s for lovers of the terrifying and the sordid and for those viewers who like to have a good coffee whilst watching harsh stories that are very real.

Well, enough said, enjoy it!

Release Date

March 2, 2023

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About Michel Fourniret

Michel Fourniret was a French serial killer who was convicted of the murders of seven girls and young women between 1987 and 2003. He was dubbed the “Ogre of the Ardennes” by the media. He also attempted to murder five others, but was unsuccessful in some cases.

Fourniret was born on April 4, 1942 in Sedan, France and grew up with his father and two sisters. His father was an abusive alcoholic, which left Fourniret with mental health issues. At age 18 he joined the military but only served for nine months due to mental illness. Following his discharge, he became a truck driver and married Monique Olivier in November 1971. Read More

Episode List

The Monster’s Wife

June, 2003. Belgian authorities arrest Michel Fourniret for attempted kidnapping and assault. Linking him to two other cases, they interrogate his wife.

Deal with the Devil

Letters, loneliness and a deadly pact: With Olivier in custody, psychologists analyze her history with Fourniret to understand her role in his crimes.

The Ogres of the Ardennes

A prosecutor recalls Olivier and Fourniret’s sheer lack of empathy as they uncovered bodies. Later, their ownership of a château is called into question.

The Evil Genius

When the trial opens, Olivier’s role as a mother spikes public fascination — and hatred. As the couple’s crimes come to light, so does their sex life.

The Secret Keeper

Olivier is taken out of her cell to help with a cold case in 2021, but her motives are unclear. After Fourniret’s death, can she recover her humanity?

Monique Olivier: Accessory to Evil
Monique Olivier: Accessory to Evil

Name: L'affaire Fourniret: Dans la tête de Monique Olivier

Description: Michel Fourniret's name was firmly established as France's most notorious murderer between 1987 and 2003, yet his wife's role in the whole thing remains a mystery - was she a mere pawn or an active participant?

Seasons: 1

Country: France

Director(s): Christophe Astruc, Michelle Fines

Genre: Documentary

Companies: Netflix

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