Release Date
10 Jan 1997
MPAA Rating
PG
Runtime
135 min
Genres
Biography, Drama, History

Evita

High-flying, adored! The film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical depicting the infamous real-life story of Eva "Evita" Duarte de Peron, the wife of President Juan Peron, who rose from poverty to become the most famous Argentine woman in history. Her huge political influence and constant charity works earned her scorn and fear from the military and upper classes but adoration and love from the workers and descamisados. Evita's legendary life is displayed before your eyes as the most hated and most beloved woman in Argentina.

Director

Alan Parker

Writers

Tim Rice (book), Alan Parker (screenplay), Oliver Stone (screenplay)

Cast

Madonna, Antonio Banderas, Jonathan Pryce, Jimmy Nail

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