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Dvd Release Date: 1998-03-24
Duration: 2hrs 10min
As told by the story-teller Che, Eva Peron was born Eva Duarte, the illegitimate daughter of a penniless farmer. Still a teenager, Eva attaches herself to a popular tango singer, Agustin Magaldi and accompanies him to the Big City: Buenos Aires. Ambitious to succeed, Eva becomes an aspiring radio and film actress, eventually moving into influential circles within Buenos Aires society. Once her name is linked with the rising politician Juan Peron, tongues begin to wag, but the couple marry and Peron is elected President with the inspirational Eva at his side. Eva establishes herself as an ardent supporter of Peronism and promotes her unique blend of democracy with her "Rainbow Tour" to Europe. Attracting attention like no other woman before or since, Eva Peron hypnotized a nation of eighteen million people for seven years before her untimely death at the age of 33 in 1952.
Cast and Crew
Jonathan Pryce, Antonio Banderas, Madonna, Andrea Corr, Billie Piper, Adrià Collado, Jackie Hall, Jimmy Nail, Juan Peron, Lidia Catalano, Vera Fogwill, Denis Lill, Mark Ryan, Mara Bestelli, Nickolas Grace, Jorge Sabate, Julian Littman
- Directed by Alan Parker
- Produced by Alan Parker, Robert Stigwood
- Written by Oliver Stone, Alan Parker, Mike Leigh, Tim Rice'
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