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10 Movies From 1999 You Must See Before You Die

10 Movies From 1999 You Must See Before You Die

The year 1999 was momentous in the real world鈥攎arked by President Clinton’s impeachment trial, the death of JFK Jr. and the debut of the Euro, among other headline-grabbers鈥攁nd at the movies. Here are 10 films from that year that have earned a spot in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die.

VOLVER and Pedro Almod贸var's second golden age

VOLVER and Pedro Almod贸var's second golden age

Over the past three decades, Pedro Almod贸var has become one of the most widely beloved filmmakers in the world. His 2006 drama VOLVER — on Sundance Channel tonight and all month — was one of his biggest popular and critical hits, garnering its star Penelope Cruz a Best Actress Oscar nomination and helping cement his status as one of the few foreign filmmakers who could rightfully be called a household name in the U.S. To those of us who have been following his career since the beginning, this has come as a welcome surprise.