Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on February 7, 1946. Is naturalised Brazilian citizen. He founded HB Films, his own production company in Sao Paulo. He made his first film in 1975.
1975 : Rei da noite
1979 : Lucio Flavio, O passageiro da agonia
1979 : Pixote, a lei do mais fraco
1985 : Kiss of the Spider Woman
1987 : Ironweed
1991 : At play in the fields of the Lord
Films presented at Cannes