Award-winning filmmaker most well known for her five-Goya-Award-winning film The Secret Life of Words released in 2005. She is also known for the films My Life Without Me and Cosas que nunca te dije.
She started filming on an 8mm camera at her first communion. She later went on to earn a BA in History at Barcelona University.
Outside her films, she has also penned the books From I to J: Isabel Coixet and Tracta'm bé.
She has one daughter named Zoe.
She worked with Juliette Binoche, Rinko Kikuchi, and Gabriel Byrne on the film Nobody Wants the Night.