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?
's character of Renata Riguel is based on the famous Argentine actress/singer Libertad Lamarque
, who was rumored to have been at war with the real Eva Perón
back when the latter pursued an acting career in the early to mid 1940s. Lamarque later went into self-imposed exile in Mexico after Eva became the First Lady of Argentina in 1945. See more
The cities of Junin and Chivilcoy are located in the Pampas, a sprawling flatland located in the center of Argentina, so they wouldn't be surrounded by large mountains and hills as portrayed in the prologue of the film. See more
Referenced in Tootsie