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many_DT
people_NN
dislike_NN
french_JJ
films_NNS
for_IN
their_PP$
lack_NN
of_IN
closure_NN
._.
while_CS
possibly_RB
shallow_JJ
,_,
i've_???
often_RB
had_HVD
a_DT
desire_NN
for_IN
a_DT
sense_NN
of_IN
epiphany_NN
,_,
or_CC
at_IN
least_DT
a_DT
resolution_NN
,_,
in_IN
the_DT
films_NNS
which_WDT
i_PP
view_VB
._.
there_EX
is_BEZ
no_DT
revelation_NN
in_IN
un_NP
coeur_FW
en_FW
hiver_NN
in_IN
the_DT
traditional_JJ
;_;
however_RB
,_,
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
incredibly_RB
successful_JJ
in_IN
its_PP$
passionate_JJ
dramatization_NN
of_IN
a_DT
passion-denying_NN
protagonist_NN
,_,
stephane_NP
(_(
daniel_NP
auteuil_JJ
)_)
._.
stephane_NP
(_(
daniel_NP
auteuil_JJ
)_)
is_BEZ
a_DT
master_NN
violin_NN
maker_NN
._.
he_PP
is_BEZ
passionless_NN
about_IN
all_PDT
that_DT
which_WDT
surrounds_VBZ
him_PP
except_CS
his_PP$
craft_NN
and_CC
the_DT
music_NN
which_WDT
his_PP$
craft_NN
is_BEZ
responsible_JJ
for_IN
producing_VBG
._.
even_RB
the_DT
relationship_NN
between_IN
he_PP
and_CC
his_PP$
boss_NN
,_,
maxime_NN
(_(
andre_NP
dussollier_NN
)_)
is_BEZ
a_DT
controlled_JJ
,_,
and_CC
almost_RB
manipulated_VBN
association_NN
,_,
highlighted_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
fact_NN
that_CS
stephane_NP
permits_VBZ
maxime_NN
to_IN
win_NN
close_JJ
squash_NN
matches_NNS
._.
in_IN
the_DT
beginning_NN
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
,_,
stephane_NP
is_BEZ
a_DT
closed_JJ
,_,
solitary_JJ
individual_JJ
and_CC
the_DT
audience_NN
is_BEZ
carefully_RB
left_VBN
to_IN
wonder_NN
about_IN
the_DT
depth_NN
of_IN
emotion_NN
behind_IN
this_DT
enigmatic_JJ
man_NN
._.
camille_NP
kessler_NP
(_(
emmanuelle_NP
beart_NP
)_)
is_BEZ
a_DT
master_NN
violinist_NN
and_CC
the_DT
new_JJ
love_NN
of_IN
maximes_NNS
._.
maxime_NN
is_BEZ
so_RB
much_DT
in_IN
love_NN
with_IN
camille_NP
that_CS
he_PP
plans_VBZ
to_IN
and_CC
does_DOZ
leave_VB
his_PP$
wife_NN
._.
like_IN
stephane_NP
,_,
camille_NP
is_BEZ
outwardly_RB
very_RB
controlled_VBN
and_CC
reserved_VBN
,_,
sacrificing_VBG
all_PDT
thought_NN
and_CC
emotion_NN
to_IN
her_PP$
violin_NN
and_CC
the_DT
music_NN
which_WDT
emerges_VBZ
._.
when_CS
stephane_NP
and_CC
camille_NP
meet_VB
,_,
there_RB
is_BEZ
a_DT
recognition_NN
of_IN
a_DT
bonding_NN
by_IN
both_PDT
individuals_NNS
._.
however_RB
,_,
whereas_CS
camille_NP
submits_VBZ
to_IN
the_DT
wild_JJ
interplay_NN
of_IN
emotions_NNS
which_WDT
she_PP
now_RB
feels_VBZ
for_IN
stephane_NP
,_,
stephane_NP
only_RB
admits_VBZ
that_CS
camille_NP
is_BEZ
attracted_VBN
to_IN
him_PP
._.
stephane_NP
ignores_VBZ
his_PP$
feelings_NNS
for_IN
camille_NP
,_,
which_WDT
the_DT
audience_NN
cannot_NN
help_NN
but_CC
to_IN
see_NN
is_BEZ
present_JJ
._.
as_CS
the_DT
movie_NN
progresses_VBZ
,_,
the_DT
two_CD
characters_NNS
become_VB
more_DT
and_CC
more_DT
polarized_JJ
in_IN
their_PP$
views_NNS
and_CC
emotions_NNS
for_IN
one_CD
another_DT
._.
these_DT
two_CD
people_NN
,_,
with_IN
very_RB
similar_JJ
approaches_NNS
to_IN
life_NN
initially_RB
,_,
react_VB
to_IN
their_PP$
new_JJ
circumstance_NN
very_RB
differently_RB
._.
stephane_NP
becomes_VBZ
even_RB
more_DT
rational_JJ
and_CC
controlled_JJ
,_,
while_CS
camille_NP
becomes_VBZ
more_DT
tempestuous_JJ
,_,
until_CS
she_PP
almost_RB
borders_NNS
on_IN
suffering_VBG
a_DT
nervous_JJ
breakdown_NN
due_JJ
to_IN
the_DT
inability_NN
to_IN
consummate_JJ
their_PP$
relationship_NN
._.
however_RB
,_,
their_PP$
approach_NN
to_IN
each_DT
other_JJ
is_BEZ
perhaps_RB
not_XNOT
surprising_JJ
considering_CS
their_PP$
vocation_NN
._.
the_DT
audience_NN
is_BEZ
led_VBN
to_IN
believe_VB
that_RB
stephane_JJ
may_MD
have_HV
been_BEN
a_DT
genius_NN
as_IN
a_DT
violinist_NN
as_IN
well_RB
,_,
due_JJ
to_IN
his_PP$
relationship_NN
with_IN
a_DT
master_NN
violin_NN
teacher_NN
._.
however_RB
,_,
apparently_RB
,_,
he_PP
could_MD
not_XNOT
be_BE
a_DT
violinist_NN
due_JJ
to_IN
his_PP$
intolerance_NN
for_IN
flaws_NNS
in_IN
his_PP$
playing_VBG
._.
consequently_RB
,_,
stephane_NP
becomes_VBZ
a_DT
precision_NN
craftsmen_NNS
with_IN
the_DT
instrument_NN
and_CC
no_DT
longer_JJR
plays_NNS
._.
in_IN
contrast_NN
,_,
camille_NP
had_HVD
almost_RB
given_VBN
the_DT
violin_NN
,_,
years_NNS
earlier_RBR
._.
however_RB
,_,
with_IN
the_DT
aid_NN
of_IN
her_PP$
manager_NN
,_,
she_PP
has_HVZ
progressed_VBN
to_IN
being_BEG
almost_RB
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
world_NN
's_POS
finest_JJS
,_,
successfully_RB
submerging_VBG
herself_PPX
to_IN
her_PP$
playing_VBG
._.
during_IN
the_DT
course_NN
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
,_,
we_PP
see_VB
both_RB
characters_NNS
evolve_VB
as_IN
they_PP
struggle_NN
to_IN
meet_VB
the_DT
challenge_NN
of_IN
their_PP$
new_JJ
emotions_NNS
._.
stephane_NP
attempts_NNS
to_IN
remain_VB
unchanged_JJ
._.
however_RB
,_,
we_PP
do_DO
see_VB
subtle_JJ
hints_NNS
of_IN
his_PP$
transformation_NN
._.
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
most_DT
obvious_JJ
is_BEZ
when_CS
he_PP
defeats_NNS
maxime_RB
in_IN
squash_NN
._.
the_DT
development_NN
of_IN
all_PDT
of_IN
the_DT
characters_NNS
,_,
many_DT
of_IN
which_WDT
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
included_VBN
in_IN
this_DT
synopsis_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
incredible_JJ
._.
american_JJ
movies_NNS
,_,
with_IN
rare_JJ
exceptions_NNS
,_,
have_HV
not_XNOT
and_CC
i_CD
would_MD
daresay_VB
cannot_NN
approach_NN
foreign_JJ
films_NNS
in_IN
character_NN
development_NN
._.
in_IN
its_PP$
essence_NN
,_,
this_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
about_IN
the_DT
development_NN
and_CC
growth_NN
of_IN
the_DT
characters_NNS
,_,
camille_NP
and_CC
stephane_NP
._.
the_DT
portrayal_NN
of_IN
all_PDT
the_DT
other_JJ
characters_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
,_,
including_IN
a_DT
death_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
to_TO
further_VB
the_DT
development_NN
of_IN
camille_NP
's_POS
and_CC
stepahne_???
's_NNS
characters_NNS
._.
i_PP
am_BEM
not_XNOT
sure_JJ
why_WRB
berardinelli_NN
says_VBZ
,_,
"_"
at_IN
times_NNS
it_PP
becomes_VBZ
difficult_JJ
to_IN
determine_VB
whether_CS
stephane_NP
should_MD
be_BE
pitied_VBN
or_CC
vilified_VBN
,_,
and_CC
it_PP
is_BEZ
to_IN
auteuil_JJ
's_POS
credit_NN
that_CS
he_PP
manages_VBZ
to_IN
maintain_VB
this_RB
uncertainty_NN
._.
"_"
this_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
about_IN
judging_VBG
stephane_NN
's_POS
actions_NNS
as_IN
being_BEG
right_JJ
or_CC
wrong_JJ
,_,
but_CC
about_IN
viewing_NN
their_PP$
growth_NN
and_CC
accepting_VBG
the_DT
characters_NNS
as_IN
who_WP
they_PP
are_BER
._.
i_PP
find_VB
the_DT
ending_NN
appropriate_JJ
;_;
unfortunately_RB
,_,
i_PP
found_VBD
the_DT
last_OD
ten_CD
minutes_NNS
which_WDT
led_VBD
up_RP
to_IN
the_DT
final_JJ
scene_NN
to_IN
be_BE
very_JJ
unfulfilling_NN
._.
this_DT
portion_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
where_CS
the_DT
"_"
sense_NN
of_IN
closure_NN
"_"
could_MD
have_HV
been_BEN
successfully_RB
accomplished_VBN
._.
unfortunately_RB
,_,
there_EX
is_BEZ
a_DT
hurried_JJ
and_CC
almost_RB
a_DT
soap_NN
opera-type_NN
surge_NN
of_IN
emotions_NNS
from_IN
all_PDT
of_IN
the_DT
characters_NNS
._.
while_CS
ravel_NN
may_MD
not_XNOT
be_BE
quite_RB
as_CS
accomplished_JJ
as_IN
schubert_NP
or_CC
mozart_NP
,_,
ravel_NN
has_HVZ
his_PP$
day_NN
in_IN
this_DT
film_NN
._.
the_DT
synergism_NN
of_IN
the_DT
tension_NN
of_IN
ravel_NN
's_POS
music_NN
and_CC
tension_NN
on_IN
the_DT
screen_NN
is_BEZ
the_DT
best_JJS
i_PP
have_HV
ever_RB
seen_VBN
._.
the_DT
directing_VBG
in_IN
this_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
wonderful_JJ
._.
the_DT
actors_NNS
and_CC
actresses_NNS
are_BER
excellent_JJ
,_,
each_DT
playing_VBG
their_PP$
part_NN
with_IN
great_JJ
sincerity_NN
and_CC
warmth_NN
._.
emmanuelle_NP
beart_NP
's_POS
personality_NN
is_BEZ
beautiful_JJ
._.
and_CC
needless_JJ
to_IN
say_NN
,_,
i_PP
must_MD
say_VB
that_DT
emmanuelle_NP
beart_NP
,_,
herself_PPX
,_,
is_BEZ
beautiful_JJ
._.
besides_RB
the_DT
near_IN
ending_NN
,_,
the_DT
only_JJ
other_JJ
criticism_NN
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
which_WDT
i_PP
have_HV
is_BEZ
that_CS
the_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
almost_RB
too_RB
cerebral_JJ
._.
i_PP
almost_RB
left_VBD
with_IN
the_DT
sense_NN
little_JJ
happened_VBD
because_CS
almost_RB
all_PDT
the_DT
changes_NNS
which_WDT
occur_VB
in_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
happen_VB
in_IN
deep_JJ
in_IN
their_PP$
psyches_NNS
and_CC
little_JJ
in_IN
their_PP$
personalities_NNS
or_CC
the_DT
situations_NNS
which_WDT
they_PP
end_VB
as_CS
part_NN
of_IN
._.
the_DT
one_CD
question_NN
which_WDT
i_PP
am_BEM
left_JJ
with_IN
is_BEZ
while_NN
they_PP
have_HV
accepted_VBN
their_PP$
lot_NN
,_,
has_HVZ
their_PP$
attitude_NN
towards_IN
love_NN
changed_VBN
?_?
i_PP
have_HV
several_DT
possibilities_NNS
which_WDT
i_PP
believe_VB
the_DT
movie_NN
hints_NNS
at_IN
,_,
but_CC
i_PP
am_BEM
unsure_JJ
of_IN
which_WDT
the_DT
director_NN
is_BEZ
espousing_VBG
._.
in_IN
summary_NN
,_,
this_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
solely_RB
about_IN
the_DT
character_NN
growth_NN
of_IN
two_CD
characters_NNS
who_WP
almost_RB
develop_VB
a_DT
relationship_NN
._.
in_IN
the_DT
process_NN
,_,
we_PP
see_VB
their_PP$
attitude_NN
towards_IN
life_NN
and_CC
other_JJ
people_NN
._.
in_IN
itself_PPX
,_,
i_PP
do_DO
not_XNOT
believe_VB
un_NP
coeur_FW
is_BEZ
a_DT
complicated_JJ
movie_NN
._.
where_CS
it_PP
does_DOZ
become_VB
complicated_JJ
is_BEZ
when_CS
we_PP
juxtapose_VB
the_DT
scenes_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
into_IN
the_DT
greater_JJR
walk_NN
of_IN
life_NN
where_CS
we_PP
,_,
as_CS
americans_NNS
,_,
have_HV
preconceived_VBN
american_JJ
notions_NNS
of_IN
relationship_NN
,_,
love_NN
,_,
and_CC
people_NN
._.
i_PP
do_DO
wonder_VB
how_WRB
the_DT
movie_NN
translates_VBZ
when_CS
viewed_VBD
within_IN
its_PP$
native_JJ
french_JJ
culture_NN
._.
however_RB
,_,
i_PP
,_,
bringing_VBG
my_PP$
american_JJ
preconceptions_NNS
,_,
enjoyed_VBD
the_DT
film_NN
._.
i_PP
would_MD
welcome_VB
any_DT
comments_NNS
about_IN
this_DT
movie_NN
from_IN
any_DT
who_WP
have_HV
seen_VBN
it_PP
._.
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