He worked in Argentine for TV and went to Chili. He made a short film and started making full length films with Salpêtre sanglant in 1969: it deals with war between Chili and Pérou. His two newt movies were linked to politics and Salvador Allende. He flew in France. It rains on Santiaga is a difficult reconstitution of the socialist Chilian government. La triple muerte del tercer personaje is about exile. He made Americona and went back to Chili.