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Evita Peron (1981)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | History  -  23 February 1981 (USA)
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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.

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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.

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Evita Peron: I zoi mou  »

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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 »

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The real Agustin Magaldi died when he was only 39, so he would be only in his mid-thirties when the story takes place. He also toured with his own guitar and never had a back-up band and tacky background dancers. See more »

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Dunaway once again as a hard-as-nails woman
4 September 2000 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

Made for TV movie about the life and death of Argentina's first lady, Eva Peron and her husband Colonel Juan Peron. Dunaway does a fairly good job in the title role, but one can clearly see she overreacts (very similiar to how she does in Mommie Dearest) in many of the important scenes.


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