Lucia Puenzo

Lucia Puenzo

Lucía Puenzo was born in 1976, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to the prominent director Luis Puenzo (The Official Story) After studying literature, cinema and theater, she published three novels, El Niño Pez  (2004), 9 minutos (2005) and La maldición de Jacinta Pichimahuida (2007). XXY, her first feature film, received the support of the Cine Fondation, Fond Sud, INCAA and ICAA. Her second film, El Niño Pez (The Fish Child), also stars Inés Efron and premiered at the 2009 Berlin International Film Festival.