Cantero passed away on 11 August (15), according to Variety.com.

She first began working behind the scenes in film in 1991 with Welcome to Veraz, which she produced with French producer/distributor Stephane Sorlat.

Cantero would go on to form Mate Productions in 1992 with Sorlat and subsequently marry him.

They produced several films, including The Chambermaid on the Titanic, The Virgin of Lust and acclaimed 1996 movie The Apartment, which featured Monica Bellucci and Vincent Cassell before they became husband and wife.

The thriller was remade in the U.S. as Wicker Park, starring Josh Hartnett and Diane Kruger.