Director who became one of the most acclaimed filmmakers on the international art house scene with features like La Cienaga (2001), La Mujer sin Cabeza (2008) and Zama (2017). The Headless Woman and her drama La Niña Santa (2004) were both nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.
She grew up in Salta, Argentina and studied art history at the National University of Salta.
She has served as a filmmaker-in-residence at the University of Cambridge.
She is the second of seven children. She began dating musician Julieta Laso in 2016.
She directed Matheus Nachtergaele in the period drama Zama.