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after_IN
bloody_JJ
clashes_NNS
and_CC
independence_NN
won_VBD
,_,
lumumba_NP
refused_VBD
to_IN
pander_VB
to_IN
the_DT
belgians_NNS
,_,
who_WP
continued_VBD
a_DT
condescending_JJ
and_CC
paternalistic_JJ
relationship_NN
with_IN
the_DT
congo_NP
._.
their_PP$
officers_NNS
,_,
particularly_RB
general_JJ
janssens_NNS
(_(
rudi_???
delhem_NN
)_(
in_IN
the_DT
force_NN
publique_FW
,_,
the_DT
congo_NP
's_POS
army_NN
,_,
caused_VBN
rebellions_NNS
,_,
undermining_VBG
lumumba_NP
,_,
who_WP
was_BEDZ
outraged_JJ
at_IN
the_DT
rape_NN
and_CC
murder_NN
of_IN
belgian_JJ
nationals_NNS
._.
with_IN
unrest_NN
building_NN
,_,
moise_NN
tshombe_NP
(_(
pascal_JJ
nzonzi_???
)_(
and_CC
the_DT
province_NN
of_IN
katanga_NP
,_,
which_WDT
contained_VBD
70_CD
percent_NN
of_IN
the_DT
country_NN
's_POS
resources_NNS
,_,
proclaimed_VBN
secession_NN
._.
lumumba_NP
replaced_VBD
janssens_NNS
,_,
making_VBG
mobutu_???
a_DT
colonel_NN
,_,
and_CC
went_VBD
on_IN
a_DT
pacification_NN
tour_NN
with_IN
congolese_JJ
president_NN
joseph_NP
kasa_???
vubu_???
(_(
maka_???
kotto_NN
)_(
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
was_BEDZ
too_RB
late_JJ
._.
'when_NN
you_PP
want_VB
to_TO
drown_VB
a_DT
dog_NN
,_,
you_PP
say_VB
it_PP
has_HVZ
rabies_NNS
,_,
'_"
prophesies_NNS
lumumba_NP
of_IN
his_PP$
own_DT
fate_NN
._.
peck_NP
and_CC
bonitzer_NP
do_DO
an_DT
exemplary_JJ
job_NN
telling_VBG
a_DT
complicated_JJ
tale_NN
with_IN
a_DT
myriad_NN
of_IN
players_NNS
,_,
although_CS
they_PP
frequently_RB
succumb_VB
to_IN
cliche_NN
,_,
particularly_RB
regarding_IN
lumumba_NP
's_POS
private_JJ
life_NN
._.
peck_NP
's_POS
script_NN
illuminates_VBZ
bantu_NN
sayings_NNS
like_IN
'the_???
hand_NN
that_CS
gives_VBZ
,_,
rules_NNS
'_"
when_CS
lumumba_NP
uses_VBZ
it_PP
with_IN
the_DT
american_JJ
ambassador_NN
._.
peck_NP
's_POS
direction_NN
is_BEZ
less_DT
assured_JJ
,_,
with_IN
many_DT
scenes_NNS
unfortunately_RB
playing_VBG
like_IN
standard_NN
television_NN
fare_NN
._.
he_PP
's_BEZ
served_VBN
well_RB
,_,
though_CS
,_,
by_IN
his_PP$
casting_NN
of_IN
ebouaney_NN
in_IN
the_DT
title_NN
role_NN
._.
ebouaney_NP
is_BEZ
dynamic_JJ
,_,
radiating_VBG
his_PP$
character_NN
's_POS
fierce_JJ
passion_NN
for_IN
his_PP$
people_NN
and_CC
his_PP$
country_NN
._.
lumumba_NP
's_POS
intelligence_NN
and_CC
ability_NN
to_IN
strategize_JJ
,_,
even_RB
as_CS
he_PP
's_BEZ
cornered_VBN
by_IN
insurmountable_JJ
odds_NNS
,_,
are_BER
given_VBN
life_NN
by_IN
ebouaney_NN
._.
peck_NP
's_POS
subject_NN
and_CC
lead_NN
actor_NN
elevate_NN
his_PP$
film_NN
above_IN
its_PP$
mediocre_JJ
production_NN
._.
"_"
lumumba_NP
"_"
is_BEZ
a_DT
story_NN
that_CS
deserves_VBZ
to_IN
be_BE
told_VBD
and_CC
ebouaney_NN
's_POS
performance_NN
makes_VBZ
the_DT
tragedy_NN
personally_RB
felt_VBD
._.
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