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research_NN
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man_NN
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luck_NN
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his_PP$
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life_NN
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watching_VBG
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movie_NN
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jude_NP
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satirical_JJ
film_NN
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finish_NN
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society_NN
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way_NN
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its_PP$
system_NN
,_,
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what_WDT
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remarkable_JJ
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timeless_JJ
this_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
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the_DT
film_NN
takes_VBZ
place_NN
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the_DT
late_JJ
20th_CD
century_NN
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early_JJ
20th_CD
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wasn't_BEDZ
really_RB
sure_JJ
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its_PP$
story_NN
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retold_VBN
today_RB
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modern_JJ
form_NN
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kinda_RB
different_JJ
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tells_VBZ
the_DT
story_NN
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jude_NP
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christopher_NP
eccleston_NP
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the_DT
psychotic_JJ
accountant_NN
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shallow_JJ
grave_NN
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a_DT
simple_JJ
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dim-witted_VBN
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man_NN
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big_JJ
dreams_NNS
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in_IN
its_PP$
bleak_JJ
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foreboding_NN
opening_NN
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shot_NN
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grainy_NN
black_JJ
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white_JJ
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he_PP
gets_VBZ
a_DT
lesson_NN
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phillotson_NN
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liam_NP
cunningham_NP
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,_,
his_PP$
teacher_NN
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they_PP
stand_VB
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a_DT
mountain_NN
,_,
looking_VBG
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a_DT
city_NN
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the_DT
distance_NN
,_,
he_PP
says_VBZ
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you_PP
have_HV
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do_DO
is_BEZ
work_NN
hard_JJ
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you_PP
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anything_PN
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the_DT
world_NN
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marrying_VBG
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divorcing_VBG
an_DT
immature_JJ
woman_NN
named_VBN
arabella_NP
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rachel_NP
griffiths_NP
)_)
because_CS
they_PP
frolicked_VBD
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the_DT
hay_NP
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literally_RB
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did_DOD
not_XNOT
ultimately_RB
share_VB
anything_PN
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common_JJ
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he_PP
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away_RB
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a_DT
town_NN
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a_DT
giant_NN
university_NN
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with_IN
a_DT
chance_NN
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learn_VB
more_DT
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get_VB
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life_NN
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taking_VBG
a_DT
welding_NN
job_NN
,_,
he_PP
works_VBZ
hard_JJ
while_CS
studying_VBG
constantly_RB
for_IN
his_PP$
college_NN
bars_NNS
,_,
reciting_VBG
latin_JJ
over_IN
and_CC
over_IN
again_RB
,_,
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training_NN
himself_NN
._.
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when_CS
he_PP
sends_VBZ
his_PP$
application_NN
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the_DT
school_NN
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,_,
he_PP
is_BEZ
bluntly_RB
told_VBN
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just_RB
remain_VB
a_DT
worker_NN
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another_DT
reason_NN
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going_VBG
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this_DT
town_NN
was_BEDZ
because_CS
someone_PN
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his_PP$
family_NN
lives_NNS
there_RB
:_:
sue_NP
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kate_NP
winslet_NN
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,_,
his_PP$
cousin_NN
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a_DT
very_RB
intelligent_JJ
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kinda_RB
mischevious_JJ
young_JJ
woman_NN
who_WP
wants_VBZ
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be_BE
a_DT
school_NN
teacher_NN
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she_PP
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jude_NP
click_NN
eventually_RB
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become_VB
very_RB
endearing_JJ
friends_NNS
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so_RB
much_DT
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she_PP
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the_DT
night_NN
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his_PP$
flat_NN
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running_VBG
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her_PP$
apprentice_NN
teacher_NN
job_NN
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none_PN
other_JJ
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phillotson_NN
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the_DT
local_JJ
school_NN
)_)
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she_PP
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did_DOD
some_DT
nasty_JJ
business_NN
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several_DT
twists_NNS
turn_VB
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the_DT
storyline_JJ
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eventually_RB
jude_NP
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sue_NP
do_DO
do_DO
some_DT
nasty_JJ
business_NN
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interesting_JJ
scene_NN
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say_NN
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least_RBS
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a_DT
controversial_JJ
non-wedlock_NN
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birth_NN
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their_PP$
baby_NN
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jude_NP
inherits_NNS
his_PP$
son_NN
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arabella_NP
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who_WP
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again_RB
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awhile_RB
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because_CS
they_PP
aren't_BER
married_JJ
,_,
and_CC
because_CS
they're_???
cousins_NNS
,_,
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run_VB
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problems_NNS
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every_DT
place_NN
they_PP
go_VB
to_TO
,_,
carrying_NN
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two_CD
children_NNS
everywhere_RB
,_,
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only_RB
staying_VBG
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lodges_NNS
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a_DT
very_RB
brief_JJ
period_NN
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time_NN
,_,
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moving_VBG
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if_CS
you_PP
didn't_DOD
think_VB
this_DT
was_BEDZ
harsh_JJ
enough_RB
,_,
wait_VB
till_IN
you_PP
see_VB
what_WDT
happens_VBZ
later_RBR
on_IN
._.
._.
._.
the_DT
sad_JJ
truth_NN
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that_CS
jude_NP
is_BEZ
one_CD
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the_DT
miserable_JJ
people_NN
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can_MD
never_RB
get_VB
any_DT
luck_NN
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this_DT
world_NN
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he_PP
will_MD
never_RB
gain_VB
any_DT
true_JJ
happiness_NN
,_,
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any_DT
happiness_NN
that_CS
happens_VBZ
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him_PP
will_MD
be_BE
fleeting_JJ
,_,
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will_MD
probably_RB
bring_VB
more_DT
horrible_JJ
instances_NNS
to_IN
his_PP$
life_NN
._.
part_NN
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it_PP
is_BEZ
his_PP$
fault_NN
-_-
he_PP
's_BEZ
too_RB
optimistic_JJ
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too_RB
gullible_JJ
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but_CC
society_NN
has_HVZ
a_DT
way_NN
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taking_VBG
these_DT
people_NN
,_,
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hurting_VBG
them_PP
until_CS
their_PP$
death_NN
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the_DT
ending_NN
of_IN
"_"
jude_NP
"_"
is_BEZ
bleak_JJ
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it_PP
has_HVZ
to_TO
be_BE
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i_PP
hear_VB
the_DT
ending_NN
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the_DT
novel_NN
is_BEZ
even_RB
worse_JJR
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guess_NN
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read_VB
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now_RB
)_)
._.
"_"
jude_NP
"_"
offers_VBZ
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satirical_JJ
view_NN
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society_NN
's_POS
cruelties_NNS
,_,
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shows_VBZ
no_DT
way_NN
of_IN
curing_VBG
this_DT
,_,
and_CC
thank_VB
heavens_NNS
it_PP
doesn't_DOZ
._.
there_EX
's_BEZ
no_DT
way_NN
to_IN
relinquish_VB
the_DT
selfishness_NN
of_IN
society_NN
,_,
and_CC
any_DT
solution_NN
would_MD
be_BE
too_RB
small_JJ
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cure_NN
such_DT
a_DT
mass_NN
problem_NN
._.
satire_NN
has_HVZ
always_RB
been_BEN
one_CD
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the_DT
few_DT
ways_NNS
of_IN
changing_JJ
certain_JJ
people_NN
's_POS
minds_NNS
,_,
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that_CS
's_NNS
what_WDT
"_"
jude_NP
"_"
is_BEZ
._.
sure_RB
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
one_CD
hell_NN
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a_DT
downer_NN
,_,
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it_PP
needs_VBZ
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be_BE
._.
the_DT
film_NN
also_RB
posesses_NNS
two_CD
fantastic_JJ
performances_NNS
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its_PP$
two_CD
leads_NNS
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some_DT
good_JJ
supporting_JJ
work_NN
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with_IN
it_PP
._.
christopher_NP
eccleston_NP
(_(
slightly_RB
resembling_VBG
richard_NP
edson_NN
with_IN
his_PP$
new_JJ
look_NN
and_CC
dumb_JJ
expression_NN
)_)
plays_VBZ
jude_NP
wonderfully_RB
,_,
sometimes_RB
bringing_VBG
a_DT
big_JJ
dumb_JJ
smile_NN
to_IN
his_PP$
face_NN
,_,
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making_VBG
him_PP
kind_NN
of_IN
child-like_JJ
at_IN
other_JJ
times_NNS
._.
kate_NP
winslet_NP
,_,
in_IN
a_DT
pre-_JJ
"_"
titanic_NP
"_"
performance_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
brilliant_JJ
,_,
nailing_VBG
every_DT
psyche_NN
of_IN
her_PP$
character_NN
,_,
and_CC
creating_VBG
someone_PN
who_NP
's_BEZ
troubled_JJ
but_CC
very_RB
seductive_JJ
with_IN
her_PP$
personality_NN
._.
kate_NP
may_MD
be_BE
the_DT
best_JJS
actress_NN
in_IN
her_PP$
age_NN
group_NN
(_(
if_CS
you_PP
don't_DO
believe_VB
me_PP
,_,
see_VB
"_"
titanic_NP
,_,
"_"
branagh_NP
's_POS
"_"
hamlet_NP
,_,
"_"
"_"
sense_NN
and_CC
sensibility_NN
,_,
"_"
and_CC
"_"
heavenly_JJ
creatures_NNS
,_,
"_"
the_DT
latter_DT
one_CD
being_NN
my_PP$
favorite_JJ
performance_NN
of_IN
hers_PP$
)_(
._.
in_CD
the_DT
supporting_JJ
roles_NNS
,_,
liam_NP
cunningham_NP
is_BEZ
a_DT
wonderfully_RB
flawed_JJ
teacher_NN
,_,
exposing_VBG
all_PDT
his_PP$
bad_JJ
parts_NNS
,_,
but_CC
ultimately_RB
being_BEG
a_DT
pretty_JJ
good_JJ
person_NN
;_;
and_CC
rachel_NP
griffiths_NP
is_BEZ
wonderfully_RB
immature_JJ
as_CS
jude_NP
's_POS
wife_NN
,_,
whom_WP
he_PP
never_RB
divorces_NNS
._.
"_"
jude_NP
"_"
moves_VBZ
at_IN
a_DT
very_RB
slow_JJ
pace_NN
,_,
and_CC
keeps_VBZ
taunting_NN
its_PP$
viewers_NNS
with_IN
chances_NNS
of_IN
happiness_NN
for_IN
its_PP$
protagonists_NNS
,_,
which_WDT
would_MD
drive_VB
some_DT
people_NN
nuts_NNS
._.
but_CC
those_DT
who_WP
appreciate_VB
good_JJ
social_JJ
commentary_NN
with_IN
their_PP$
films_NNS
,_,
no_DT
matter_NN
how_WRB
slow_JJ
or_CC
downright_JJ
depressing_JJ
they_PP
are_BER
(_(
this_DT
one_CD
is_BEZ
both_RB
)_)
will_MD
appreciate_VB
"_"
jude_NP
,_,
"_"
though_CS
i_PP
doubt_VB
anyone_PN
truly_RB
enjoys_VBZ
it_PP
._.