Lucia Puenzo

Films in our catalogue

XXY

Alex is a 15-year-old teenager with a heavy secret. Soon after her birth her parents decide to leave Buenos Aires to make a home out of an isolated wooden house tucked away in the dunes of the Uruguayan shoreline. Then a couple of friends from Buenos Aires (...)

Biography

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1976. After studying Literature, cinema and theater, she published three novels «El Niño Pez» (Beatriz Viterbo, Tusquets, 2004), « 9 minutos » (Beatriz Viterbo, Tusquets, 2005) and « La maldición de Jacinta Pichimahuida » (Interzona, 2007). XXY, her first feature film, received the support of the Cine Fondation, Fond Sud, INCAA and ICAA. She also directed short films, documentaries and TV miniseries. Studies PHD in Argentine Literature and Critical Theory (University of Buenos Aires) Major in Screenwritting (ENERC, school of the INCAA) Workshop with Gabriel García Marquez (School of San Antonio, La Habana)