Veteran film producer who has produced more than forty films since the 1960's. She is also a filmmaker in her own right, having written and directed films like 1985's Red Kiss and 1991's Milena.
She originally came into the film industry as an actress, appearing in the 1959 drama Night Dance Hall.
Her film Red Kiss earned actress Charlotte Valandrey the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the Berlin International Film Festival.
She married cinematographer Jean-Marie Esteve. She was previously married to singer Joel Holmes. She is the mother of director Stéphan Holmes.
She produced the 1985 Lino Brocka-directed film Bayan Ko: Kapit sa Patalim.