Lucile Emina Hadzihalilovic was born on May 7, 1961 in Lyon, Rhône, France, to Bosnian parents and grew up in Morocco. She studied Art History and Film Directing at the IDHEC. She has been working in film industry since 1980's, as director, editor, writer and actress in both short and feature films. Hadzihalilovic is best known for Innocence (2004), Evolution (2015), her third feature as a director, and La bouche de Jean-Pierre (1996). She also collaborated with her husband, Gaspar Noé, whom she assisted in writing Enter The Void (2009).