The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-movie Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president and dictator Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.
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.
Activist Kim Min-soo is a fugitive from the law as a result of his political campaigns. As he goes into hiding, he meets and falls in love with Lee Sun-young, a music graduate with plans to study abroad. But not long after, they begin to face obstacles. Because of Min-soo's fugitive status, Sun-young has to cancel her plans to study abroad in order to protect Min-soo. Eventually, the couple elope and Sun-young becomes pregnant, but eventually, the police finds Min-soo and arrests him.
Eva Duarte de Peron ("Evita") is one of the most controversial figures in history. A minor actress when she married Argentine president-to-be Juan Peron, her political power and prestige eventually equaled his. Was she a power-hungry Marie Antoinette? Or was she really the savior of the working poor? In this documentary, rare photographs and films tell Evita's real story, from her humble birth to her tragic death from cancer at 33.
Suzy Klein travels deep into the world of musical theatre, and the colourful landscapes of Argentina, to discover the story of one of the West End's most celebrated characters. Intertwining the stories of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's creation with the true story of Eva Peron, she celebrates the extraordinary show in the 40th year after its creation. Meeting musical stars including Elaine Paige, Hal Prince and Tim Rice, she hears how the show came into being, all inspired by a face on a postage stamp. She then travels to Argentina, meeting politicians, performers and Eva fans to hear how this intensely divisive figure - loved by the poor, loathed by the rich - became one of the enduring icons of our time.
Eva Peron visits Spain in the summer of 1947, as part of her European tour that she named as the tour of the Rainbow. Just 28 years, her mission is to sell wheat to Spain and, according to reports and historical research, also to facilitate evasion of Nazis to Argentina and to recover Nazi gold from a Swiss bank. The image of Eve fascinates Spanish people and irritates Franco and, above all, his wife Carmen Polo. The wife of the leader is the antagonistic image of Evita.
The earthquake in the city of San Juan, in January 1944, is the origin of the love story between Juan Domingo Perón (Osmar Nunez) and Eva Duarte (Julieta Diaz). He was a colonel in the Army and she was a popular radio actress. Eva collaborates with other artists in the collection organized by Peron, from the Secretary of Workr, to raise funds for earthquake victims. Neither then imagine what the future holds them.
Two men embark on a surreal adventure
Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.
Boyd Mitchler and his family must spend Christmas with his estranged family of misfits. Upon realizing that he left all his son's gifts at home, he hits the road with his dad in an attempt to make the 8-hour round trip before sunrise.
Juana Doña, a communist woman; Carmen Polo, dictator Franco's wife; and Eva Duarte, President Perón's wife, the first lady of Argentina, the idolized Evita, crisscross their lives during Evita's official visit to Spain, an autarchic country isolated from the world, in June 1947. Behind the pomp of reception there is a pharaonic preparation, hidden businesses, battles in the Caudillo's court and the possibility of saving a human life.
Op zoek naar Evita was a 2007 talent show-themed television series produced by the AVRO in the Netherlands. It documented the search for a new, undiscovered musical theatre performer to play the role of Eva Peron in the 2008 Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Evita. The show was hosted by Frits Sissing who announced Brigitte Heitzer as the winner of the final public telephone vote on 21 October 2007 and masterminded by Willem Nijholt. It became the first of a series of the Dutch themed talent contests to be produced by the AVRO in collaboration with Willem Nijholt. Op zoek naar Joseph followed in 2008 to find a new male lead for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and in 2009 it will be followed by Op zoek naar Mary Poppins searching for a new lead to play Mary Poppins in a production of the musical Mary Poppins.