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?
Robert Mitchum was originally cast as Juan Peron but walked out after having considerable difficulty with Faye Dunaway ordering him around on the set. 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
Version of Evita