Born Dec 12, 1939. From Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Born in Buenos Aires in 1939, Hugo Santiago has lived in France since 1959 and began working in film as assistant director to Robert Bresson. Invasión was his first feature film, based on an idea by the writers Adolfo Bioy Casares and Jorge Luis Borges, who he also collaborated with on Les Aultres (1974). In 1979 he completed Écoute voir with Catherine Deneuve, and in 1986 returned to film in Argentina with Les Troittoirs de Saturne. His most recent film is Loup de la côte Ouest, made in 2002.