Born in New York, in 1947. After moving to France in 1969, he studied literature, linguistics, art and film history and got a French citizenship in 1976. In 1999, he made his debut with Night After Night, at the age of fifty. In 2001, he received the Luis-Delluc Prize, and gained attention as his second feature The Living World was screened at the Cannes Film Festival 2003. His short film The Signs was also invited to the Cannes Film Festival. He is now working on The Silent Fields, Life is a Dream, and The Portuguese Nun. —Jeonju International Film Festival
Eugène Green est l'invité d'honneur du festival L'Europe Autour de l'Europe qui se déroule à Paris et en Normandie du 15 mars au 15 avril 2011. Le festival organise une séance de dédicace suivie de la projection de La Religieuse Portugaise le samedi 19 mars à 15h au cinéma L'Entrepôt (Paris 14ème).