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VOLVER and Pedro Almod贸var's second golden age

Article: 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.