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"_"
when_CS
will_MD
the_DT
devil_NN
take_VB
me_PP
?_?
"_"
he_PP
asks_VBZ
rhetorically_RB
in_IN
lulling_VBG
voice_NN
over_IN
._.
the_DT
spoiled_VBD
title_NN
character_NN
of_IN
_onegin__???
(_)
pronounced_VBD
oh-negg-in_???
)_(
is_BEZ
waiting_JJ
on_IN
death_NN
to_IN
relieve_VB
him_PP
after_IN
a_DT
lifetime_NN
of_IN
rapacious_JJ
behaviour_NN
._.
martha_NP
fiennes_NNS
'_"
debut_NN
feature_NN
is_BEZ
(_(
quite_RB
literally_RB
)_)
filmed_JJ
poetry_NN
(_(
it_PP
's_BEZ
based_VBN
on_IN
an_DT
epic_JJ
russian_JJ
poem_NN
by_IN
alexander_NP
pushkin_NP
)_)
,_,
a_DT
profound_JJ
study_NN
of_IN
regret_NN
,_,
of_IN
how_WRB
we_PP
confuse_VB
shame_NN
with_IN
guilt_NN
._.
when_CS
we_PP
first_OD
meet_VB
eugene_NP
onegin_NN
(_(
ralph_NP
,_,
acting_VBG
for_IN
his_PP$
sister_NN
;_;
another_DT
brother_NN
,_,
magnus_NN
,_,
composed_VBN
the_DT
score_NN
)_)
,_,
a_DT
philandering_NN
aristocrat_NN
from_IN
st_NP
._.
petersburg_NP
,_,
he_PP
has_HVZ
just_RB
inherited_VBN
his_PP$
uncle_NN
's_POS
estate_NN
._.
with_IN
plans_NNS
to_IN
sell_NN
it_PP
,_,
onegin_NN
pays_VBZ
a_DT
summer_NN
visit_NN
to_IN
the_DT
manor_NN
,_,
which_WDT
is_BEZ
located_VBN
in_IN
an_DT
underpopulated_VBN
russian_JJ
countryside_NN
,_,
and_CC
not_XNOT
long_RB
into_IN
the_DT
trip_NN
he_PP
meets_VBZ
a_DT
neighbouring_JJ
family_NN
of_IN
blue_JJ
bloods_NNS
._.
smitten_NP
with_IN
olga_NP
larina_NP
(_(
headey_NP
)_)
,_,
he_PP
befriends_VBZ
olga_NP
's_POS
fianc_NP
?_?
,_,
vladimir_NP
lensky_NN
(_(
stephens_NP
)_)
,_,
while_CS
olga_NP
's_POS
sister_NN
,_,
tatyana_NP
(_(
tyler_NP
)_)
,_,
romanticizing_VBG
his_PP$
flippant_JJ
attitude_NN
(_(
he_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
nineteenth_OD
bad_JJ
boy_NN
)_)
,_,
falls_VBZ
for_IN
onegin_NN
._.
in_IN
one_CD
sweaty_JJ
,_,
inky_JJ
torrent_NN
of_IN
passion_NN
,_,
tatyana_NP
writes_VBZ
him_PP
a_DT
love_NN
letter_NN
._.
he_PP
is_BEZ
at_IN
least_DT
intrigued_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
note_NN
but_CC
rejects_VBZ
her_PP$
affections_NNS
,_,
it_PP
is_BEZ
implied_VBN
,_,
because_CS
he_PP
can_MD
._.
soon_RB
after_IN
,_,
tragedy_NN
strikes_NNS
,_,
and_CC
onegin_NN
makes_VBZ
himself_PPX
scarce_RB
._.
when_CS
we_PP
catch_VB
up_RP
with_IN
him_PP
,_,
six_CD
years_NNS
later_RBR
,_,
he_PP
has_HVZ
just_RB
returned_VBN
to_IN
st_NP
._.
petersburg_NP
,_,
where_CS
at_IN
a_DT
grand_JJ
ball_NN
he_PP
discovers_VBZ
that_CS
an_DT
old_JJ
friend_NN
(_(
donovan_NP
)_)
has_HVZ
married_VBN
a_DT
more_RBR
womanly_JJ
and_CC
wordly_RB
tatyana_NP
._.
this_DT
time_NN
,_,
onegin_NN
finds_VBZ
her_PP$
irresistable_JJ
._.
what_WDT
is_BEZ
most_DT
amazing_JJ
about_IN
ralph_NP
fiennes_NNS
'_"
performance_NN
is_BEZ
his_PP$
subtle_JJ
physical_JJ
transformation_NN
from_IN
dashing_VBG
snob_???
to_TO
miserly_JJ
grouch_NN
._.
overwhelmed_VBN
by_IN
a_DT
top_NN
hat_NN
,_,
the_DT
onegin_NN
who_WP
pines_VBZ
for_IN
tatyana_NP
seems_VBZ
smaller_JJR
in_CD
stature_NN
than_CS
the_DT
one_CD
who_WP
brushed_VBD
her_PP$
off_IN
,_,
an_DT
ebeneezer_NN
scrooge_???
trapped_VBD
in_IN
christmas_NN
past_NN
._.
the_DT
actor_NN
has_HVZ
been_BEN
constricted_VBN
playing_VBG
heroes_NNS
for_IN
too_RB
long_JJ
now-there_NN
's_POS
room_NN
to_IN
breathe_VB
in_IN
a_DT
role_NN
that_CS
's_BEZ
made_VBN
up_RP
of_IN
shades_NNS
of_IN
gray_NP
like_IN
"_"
onegin_NN
"_"
._.
petula_NP
clark_NP
sang_VBD
of_IN
a_DT
universal_JJ
phenomenon_NN
in_IN
"_"
parking_NN
lot_NN
"_"
:_:
"_"
you_PP
don't_DO
know_VB
what_WDT
you've_???
got_VBD
?_?
til_???
it_NN
's_HVZ
gone_VBN
._.
"_"
onegin_NN
's_POS
about-face_NN
on_IN
tatyana_NP
speaks_VBZ
for_IN
those_DT
of_IN
us_PP
(_(
read_VB
:_:
most_DT
of_IN
us_PP
)_)
who_NP
need_NN
confirmation_NN
that_CS
someone_PN
or_CC
something_PN
is_BEZ
wanted_VBN
by_IN
others_NNS
before_IN
we_PP
want_VB
it_PP
as_IN
well_RB
._.
what_WDT
the_DT
character_NN
feels_VBZ
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
jealousy_NN
but_CC
remorse_NN
,_,
embarrassment_NN
,_,
even_RB
,_,
at_IN
having_HVG
let_VBN
her_PP$
go_NN
._.
out_RP
of_IN
identification_NN
we_PP
feel_VB
empathy_NN
for_IN
onegin_NN
,_,
a_DT
callous_JJ
bastard_NN
._.
tatyana_NP
's_POS
emotions_NNS
echo_NN
a_DT
thousand_NN
ditties_NNS
,_,
but_CC
that_CS
makes_VBZ
them_PP
no_DT
less_DT
vital_JJ
._.
she_PP
changes_NNS
,_,
too_RB
,_,
from_IN
a_DT
girl_NN
in_IN
crush_NN
to_IN
a_DT
woman_NN
with_IN
divided_JJ
loyalties_NNS
._.
tyler_NP
acquits_NNS
herself_PPX
surprisingly_RB
well_RB
among_IN
her_PP$
uk_NP
co-stars_NNS
,_,
filling_VBG
in_IN
sketchy_NN
gaps_NNS
by_IN
expressing_VBG
base_NN
sentiments_NNS
in_IN
a_DT
series_NN
of_IN
wanton_NP
stares_VBZ
._.
they_PP
both_RB
have_HV
faces_NNS
,_,
mr_NN
._.
fiennes_NNS
and_CC
ms_NN
._.
tyler_NP
,_,
capable_JJ
of_IN
conveying_VBG
archetypal_JJ
russian_JJ
misery_NN
._.
_onegin__???
could_MD
have_HV
added_VBN
up_RP
to_IN
little_DT
more_DT
than_CS
a_DT
distinguished_JJ
episode_NN
of_IN
"_"
masterpiece_NN
theater_NN
"_"
,_,
even_RB
with_IN
its_PP$
current_JJ
cast_NN
of_IN
thoroughbreds_NNS
intact_JJ
,_,
were_BED
martha_NP
fiennes_NP
not_XNOT
at_IN
the_DT
helm_???
._.
an_DT
mtv_???
background_NN
(_(
she_PP
cut_VB
her_PP$
teeth_NNS
directing_VBG
rock_NN
videos_NNS
for_IN
xtc_???
and_CC
others_NNS
)_)
has_HVZ
positively_RB
influenced_VBN
her_PP$
sense_NN
of_IN
pace_NN
(_(
though_CS
,_,
thankfully_RB
,_,
not_XNOT
her_PP$
shot_NN
lengths-no_???
spasmodic_JJ
cutting_NN
here_RB
)_)
;_;
at_IN
just_RB
over_IN
100_CD
minutes_NNS
,_,
_onegin__???
clicks_NNS
along_IN
like_IN
a_DT
brisk_JJ
walk_NN
through_IN
valleys_NNS
of_IN
despair_NN
._.
the_DT
film_NN
has_HVZ
an_DT
atypical_JJ
period_NN
look_NN
,_,
as_CS
well_RB
._.
absent_JJ
are_BER
the_DT
sumptuous_JJ
tableware_NN
and_CC
antique_JJ
furnishings_NNS
that_CS
stand_VB
in_IN
for_IN
plot_NN
and_CC
character_NN
in_IN
those_DT
drippy_JJ
merchant_NN
ivory_NN
productions_NNS
._.
the_DT
sets_NNS
are_BER
almost_RB
expressionistically_RB
bare_JJ
,_,
echoing_JJ
the_DT
loneliness_NN
of_IN
the_DT
protagonists_NNS
._.
(_(
cinematographer_DT
remi_???
adafarasin_NN
often_RB
allows_VBZ
space_NN
to_IN
engulf_???
them_PP
;_;
i'm_???
reminded_VBD
the_DT
climax_NN
,_,
which_WDT
unfolds_VBZ
in_IN
a_DT
sea_NN
of_IN
white_JJ
._.
)_)
martha_NP
fiennes_NNS
has_HVZ
a_DT
clear_JJ
command_NN
of_IN
cinema_NN
,_,
and_CC
her_PP$
spare_JJ
,_,
often_RB
painfully_RB
human_JJ
visual_JJ
presentation_NN
of_IN
"_"
yevgeny_NP
onegin_NN
"_"
is_BEZ
arguably_RB
the_DT
most_DT
lucid_JJ
translation_NN
of_IN
pushkin_NP
's_POS
difficult_JJ
text_NN
yet_RB
._.
ms_NN
._.
fiennes_NNS
may_MD
be_BE
the_DT
most_DT
exciting_JJ
female_JJ
presence_NN
behind_IN
a_DT
camera_NN
since_CS
jane_NP
campion_NP
._.