Aspiring actress Eva Duarte rises from a minor celebrity to the wife of a powerful Argentine dictator, but her all consuming fiery rage, ambition, and hatred eventually become her downfall.
Did You Know?
While released in the United States by CBS as a four hour television miniseries, Paramount later had the film re-edited into a two hour feature for theatrical release internationally. See more
Juan Peron's regime did not endorse any anti-Semitic riots, nor was Peron himself anti-Semitic. In fact, Eva's foundation sent a substantial amount of money to aid the formation of Israel in 1948, and it was under Peron's regime Argentine Jews were allowed to run for political office and some of his highest ranking cabinet members were Jewish. See more