Born in Argentina, Paula Hernández graduated from the Instituto Vocacional de Arte in 1988 and from the Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires in 1996. Hernández has been working in the film industry since 1989 and has made several short films, documentaries, and feature films. Her first feature, Inheritance (2001), won numerous awards, including Best First Feature, Best Actress, and the Audience Award at the Amiens festival in France. Since then, she has made Rain (2008; Best Film at the Mannheim festival), Un Amor (2011), and The Sleepwalkers (2019; selected by numerous festivals including Toronto, Busan, and Gothenburg). The Siamese Bond had its world premiere at the Mar del Plata festival in Argentina.