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1999 12th Chicago Film Critics Awards

Best Picture
* American Beauty
Being John Malkovich
The Insider
The Straight Story

Best Foreign Language Film
* All About My Mother - Spain
Afterlife - Japan
Autumn Tale - France
Lovers on the Bridge - France
Run Lola Run - Germany

Best Director
* Sam Mendes - American Beauty
Paul T. Anderson - Magnolia
Spike Jonze - Being John Malkovich
Stanley Kubrick - Eyes Wide Shut
David Lynch - The Straight Story

Best Actor
* Kevin Spacey - American Beauty
Jim Broadbent - Topsy-Turvy
Russell Crowe - The Insider
Richard Farnsworth - The Straight Story
Denzel Washington - The Hurricane

Best Actress
* Hilary Swank - Boys Don't Cry
Annette Bening - American Beauty
Janet McTeer - Tumbleweeds
Julianne Moore - The End of the Affair
Reese Witherspoon - Election

Best Supporting Actor
* Tom Cruise - Magnolia
Michael Clarke Duncan - The Green Mile
John Malkovich - Being John Malkovich
Haley Joel Osment - The Sixth Sense
Christopher Plummer - The Insider

Best Supporting Actress
* Chloe Sevigny - Boys Don't Cry
Angelina Jolie - Girl, Interrupted
Catherine Keener - Being John Malkovich
Julianne Moore - An Ideal Husband
Samantha Morton - Sweet and Lowdown

Most Promising Actor
* Wes Bentley - American Beauty
Michael Clarke Duncan - The Green Mile
Terrence Howard - Best Laid Plans
Chris Klein - Election / American Pie
Haley Joel Osment - The Sixth Sense

Most Promising Actress
* Emilie Dequenne - Rosetta
* Julia Stiles - 10 Things I Hate About You
Lara Belmont - The War Zone
Janet McTeer - Tumbleweeds
Samantha Morton - Sweet and Lowdown

Best Screenplay
* Being John Malkovich - Charlie Kaufman
American Beauty - Alan Ball
Magnolia - Paul T. Anderson
The Sixth Sense - M. Night Shyamalan
Topsy-Turvy - Mike Leigh

Best Cinematography
* Snow Falling on Cedars - Robert Richardson
American Beauty - Conrad Hall
Eyes Wide Shut - Larry Smith, Stanley Kubrick
Sleepy Hollow - Emmanuel Lubezski
The Talented Mr. Ripley - John Seale

Best Score
* South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut - Trey Parker, Marc Shaiman
The Cider House Rules - Rachel Portman
Eyes Wide Shut - Jocelyn Pook
The Red Violin - John Corigliano
Run Lola Run - Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek, Rheinhold Heil