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Evita - The Life of Eva PerĂ³n
Evita reconstructs the life of Eva Peron using previously unseen historical footage and documents. It is meticulous examination of Evita origins, and of her relationship with her father. The film…
Presencia de Eva Peron
Propaganda Film produced by the Peronist regime after the death of Eva Duarte de Peron.
Evita: Her Legacy of Love
Propaganda Film produced by the Peronist regime after the death of Eva Duarte de Peron.

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