Eva no duerme (en)

Eva no duerme

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International title: 

Eva no duerme


Pablo Agüero


  • Argentina
  • Spain
  • France




100 min


Pablo Agüero


Stéphane Elmadjian

Director of photography: 

Ivan Gierasinchuk


Gaël Garcia Bernal (Almirante Massera), Denis Lavant (Colonel Moori Koënig), Daniel Fanego (General Aramburu), Imanol Arias (Docteur Ara)


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Brief synopsis of the project: 

Evita Perón just died. She is the most beloved, but also hated political figure of Argentina. An expert is in charge of her embalming. After years of hard work, he achieves a remarkable work. Meanwhile in Argentina coups follow each other and some dictators want to remove Evita’s legacy from the people’s memory. Her body would become the stake of clashes for 25 years.
25 years during which Evita has been the most powerful figure than any other living politician.

Director's biography: 

His first feature film, Salamandra, was presented at the Directors’ Fortnight in 2008. He then directed Doronship 77 (San Sebastián) and the documentary Madres los dioses which received Special mention in Mar del Plata. The script Eva no duerme earned him the Grand Prize for Best Screenplay in 2012. It was read in public by Jeanne Moreau, he was the subject of a radio play for France Culture.


Eva no duerme LM/ feature - post-producción / postproduction
2014 - Madres de los dioses – documental / documentaire / documentary
2009 - 77 Doronship - LM / feature
2008 - Salamandra - LM / feature
2006 - Primera Nieve - Cortometraje / court-métrage / short