PG | | Biography, Drama, History
The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-picture Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.
Jonathan Pryce and Madonna almost starred together in Brazil (1985), when the singer/actress was considered by the director for the role of Jill Layton. The role was given to Kim Greist. Both Pryce and Madonna had roles in movies from the James Bond franchise during the Pierce Brosnan era: Pryce was the villain Elliot Carver in Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and Madonna had a minor role Die Another Day (2002), for which she also performs the theme song.
We'd love you to stay, but you'd be in the way, so do up your trousers and go!
During "A New Argentina", the singers walk through a shipyard. The cranes that they walk between are container ship cranes that wouldn't have existed before 1952.
In the closing credits: "This story is fictional. Any similarity to the names, characters or history of any person, living or dead, or any actual events is entirely coincidental and unintentional."
$195,085 29 December 1996