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jarvis_NP
cocker_NP
of_IN
pulp_NN
once_RB
said_VBD
that_DT
he_PP
wrote_VBD
common_JJ
people_NN
after_IN
noticing_VBG
mike_NP
leigh_NP
box-sets_NNS
on_IN
the_DT
video_NN
shelves_NNS
--_???
he_PP
had_HVD
a_DT
feeling_NN
that_CS
economic_JJ
deprivation_NN
was_BEDZ
becoming_VBG
a_DT
tourist_NN
experience_NN
for_IN
the_DT
well-off_JJ
._.
maybe_RB
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
classic_JJ
case_NN
of_IN
displacement_NN
:_:
it_PP
's_BEZ
easier_JJR
to_TO
see_VB
jarvis_NP
'_"
own_DT
lyrics_NNS
(_(
obsessed_JJ
with_IN
acrylic_JJ
and_CC
wood_NN
chip_NN
on_IN
the_DT
wall_NN
)_)
as_IN
a_DT
fetishization_NP
of_IN
lowlife_NN
,_,
rather_RB
than_CS
leigh_NP
's_POS
films_NNS
._.
but_CC
it_PP
's_BEZ
worth_IN
being_BEG
reminded_VBN
that_CS
drab_JJ
interiors_NNS
and_CC
a_DT
couple_NN
of_IN
working-class_JJ
characters_NNS
don't_DO
make_VB
for_IN
a_DT
guarantee_NN
of_IN
'authenticity_NN
'_"
,_,
let_VB
alone_RB
a_DT
good_JJ
film_NN
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
the_DT
triumph_NN
of_IN
secrets_NNS
&_???
lies_NNS
,_,
then_RB
,_,
that_CS
it_PP
goes_VBZ
beyond_IN
gestures_NNS
of_IN
sympathy_NN
for_IN
the_DT
common_JJ
people_NN
into_IN
a_DT
probing_JJ
of_IN
just_RB
what_WDT
it_PP
means_VBZ
to_IN
seek_VB
'authenticity_NP
'_"
and_CC
honesty_NN
in_IN
everyday_JJ
lives_NNS
._.
following_JJ
her_PP
adopted_VBD
mother_NN
's_POS
funeral_NN
,_,
hortense_NN
,_,
a_DT
young_JJ
black_JJ
optometrist_NN
,_,
sets_NNS
out_RP
to_IN
find_NN
her_PP
birth_NN
mother_NN
,_,
and_CC
is_BEZ
disturbed_VBN
to_IN
find_VB
out_RP
that_DT
she_PP
is_BEZ
white_JJ
._.
it_PP
is_BEZ
cynthia_NN
,_,
a_DT
factory_NN
worker_NN
who_WP
lives_VBZ
in_IN
a_DT
shabby_JJ
house_NN
with_IN
her_PP$
perpetually_RB
moody_JJ
daughter_NN
roxanne_NP
._.
cynthia_NN
's_POS
younger_JJR
brother_NN
maurice_NP
is_BEZ
a_DT
successful_JJ
photographer_NN
who_WP
has_HVZ
not_XNOT
seen_VBN
his_PP$
sister_NN
for_IN
ages_NNS
,_,
largely_RB
because_CS
of_IN
his_PP$
wife_NN
's_POS
animosity_NN
towards_IN
her_PP$
._.
hortense_NN
calls_NNS
up_RP
cynthia_NN
,_,
who_WP
initially_RB
breaks_VBZ
down_RP
in_IN
tears_NNS
and_CC
refuses_VBZ
to_TO
see_VB
her_PP$
._.
but_CS
their_PP$
mutually_RB
suspicious_JJ
meeting_NN
gives_VBZ
way_NN
to_IN
a_DT
warm_JJ
friendship_NN
eventually_RB
._.
cynthia_NN
invites_VBZ
hortense_NN
to_IN
come_VB
along_IN
to_IN
a_DT
party_NN
,_,
which_WDT
maurice_NP
is_BEZ
hosting_VBG
._.
._.
._.
secrets_NNS
&_???
lies_NNS
has_HVZ
a_DT
simple_JJ
enough_RB
theme_NN
at_IN
its_PP$
heart_NN
--_???
as_RB
one_CD
character_NN
puts_VBZ
it_PP
,_,
"_"
best_JJS
to_TO
tell_VB
the_DT
truth_NN
,_,
isn't_BEZ
it_PP
?_?
that_DT
way_NN
nobody_PN
gets_VBZ
hurt_JJ
._.
"_"
._.
but_CC
if_CS
the_DT
film_NN
delivers_VBZ
much_DT
more_DT
than_CS
a_DT
trite_JJ
message_NN
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
because_CS
we_PP
are_BER
also_RB
shown_VBN
how_WRB
hard_JJ
it_PP
can_MD
be_BE
to_IN
face_NN
up_RP
to_IN
ugly_JJ
truths_NNS
,_,
even_RB
while_CS
the_DT
evasions_NNS
and_CC
unspoken_JJ
grievances_NNS
slowly_RB
choke_NN
us_NP
._.
hence_RB
,_,
cynthia_NN
's_POS
difficulty_NN
with_IN
acknowledging_VBG
(_(
first_OD
to_TO
herself_PPX
,_,
then_RB
to_IN
others_NNS
)_)
that_CS
hortense_NN
is_BEZ
her_PP$
daughter_NN
._.
one_CD
of_IN
her_PP$
first_OD
reactions_NNS
to_IN
seeing_VBG
hortense_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
sincere_JJ
denial_NN
that_CS
she_PP
has_HVZ
ever_RB
"_"
been_BEN
with_IN
a_DT
black_JJ
man_NN
"_"
,_,
before_IN
a_DT
long-suppressed_JJ
memory_NN
seizes_VBZ
her_PP$
._.
at_IN
the_DT
party_NN
,_,
cynthia_NN
's_POS
pretense_NN
that_CS
hortense_NN
is_BEZ
her_PP$
factory_NN
co-worker_NN
leads_VBZ
her_PP$
to_TO
ever_RB
more_DT
convoluted_VBN
lies_NNS
,_,
as_CS
agonizing_JJ
as_IN
they_PP
are_BER
funny_JJ
._.
little_DT
lies_NNS
seep_???
into_IN
every_DT
corner_NN
,_,
like_IN
maurice_NP
pretending_VBG
that_DT
he_PP
's_BEZ
"_"
just_RB
dropping_VBG
by_IN
"_"
when_CS
he_PP
visits_NNS
cynthia_NN
after_IN
much_DT
deliberation_NN
._.
maurice_NP
's_POS
job_NN
as_IN
a_DT
photographer_NN
gives_VBZ
the_DT
film_NN
opportunities_NNS
for_IN
side_NN
comments_NNS
on_IN
the_DT
main_JJ
theme_NN
-_-
a_DT
sad-looking_NN
bride_NN
that_CS
maurice_NP
coaxes_NNS
to_IN
smile_NN
,_,
a_DT
couple_NN
who_WP
pose_VB
awkwardly_RB
with_IN
a_DT
prominent_JJ
wedding_NN
ring_NN
and_CC
argue_VB
about_IN
his_PP$
spectacles_NNS
._.
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
most_DT
startling_JJ
images_NNS
is_BEZ
of_IN
a_DT
beautiful_JJ
woman_NN
with_IN
large_JJ
scars_NNS
on_IN
her_PP$
face_NN
:_:
she_PP
says_VBZ
she_PP
needs_VBZ
the_DT
photo_NN
to_IN
look_NN
"_"
as_IN
bad_JJ
as_CS
possible_JJ
"_"
to_IN
collect_VB
insurance_NN
money_NN
,_,
yet_RB
the_DT
short_JJ
scene_NN
leaves_NNS
you_PP
wondering_VBG
about_IN
what_WDT
untold_JJ
story_NN
lies_NNS
behind_IN
the_DT
scars_NNS
._.
there_EX
are_BER
occasionally_RB
hilarious_JJ
moments_NNS
,_,
as_CS
when_CS
cynthia_NN
attempts_NNS
to_IN
give_VB
her_PP$
daughter_NN
some_DT
unwelcome_JJ
advice_NN
on_IN
contraception_NN
,_,
"_"
i've_???
got_VBD
a_DT
dutch_JJ
cap_NN
floating_JJ
about_IN
somewhere_RB
upstairs_RB
"_"
;_;
or_CC
when_CS
cynthia_NN
stares_VBZ
at_IN
her_PP$
own_DT
rather_RB
pedestrian_NN
legs_NNS
and_CC
tells_VBZ
roxanne_NP
,_,
"_"
if_CS
you've_???
got_VBD
it_PP
,_,
flaunt_NN
it_PP
,_,
is_BEZ
what_WDT
i_PP
say_VB
._.
"_"
as_CS
played_VBD
by_IN
brenda_NP
blethyn_NP
,_,
cynthia_NN
comes_VBZ
close_JJ
to_IN
being_BEG
a_DT
caricature_NN
,_,
with_IN
her_PP$
nervous_JJ
,_,
somewhat_RB
disconnected_VBN
way_NN
of_IN
talking_VBG
._.
but_CC
she_PP
's_BEZ
really_RB
just_RB
right_JJ
for_IN
the_DT
role_NN
of_IN
someone_PN
who_WP
inspires_VBZ
sympathy_NN
and_CC
yet_RB
strains_NNS
the_DT
tolerance_NN
of_IN
those_DT
around_IN
her_PP$
,_,
precisely_RB
because_CS
she_PP
's_BEZ
so_RB
needy_JJ
of_IN
love_NN
,_,
perhaps_RB
._.
indeed_RB
,_,
the_DT
whole_JJ
cast_NN
gives_VBZ
warmly_RB
rounded_JJ
,_,
detailed_JJ
performances_NNS
._.
the_DT
script_NN
was_BEDZ
developed_VBN
partly_RB
through_IN
improvisations_NNS
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
fusion_NN
of_IN
cast_NN
,_,
script_NN
and_CC
director_NN
shows_VBZ
best_JJS
in_CD
the_DT
party_NN
scene_NN
-_-
seemingly_RB
everyone_PN
is_BEZ
talking_VBG
at_IN
the_DT
same_DT
time_NN
,_,
and_CC
yet_RB
many_DT
subtle_JJ
observations_NNS
are_BER
being_BEG
made_VBN
throughout_IN
._.
in_IN
a_DT
very_RB
different_JJ
way_NN
,_,
but_CC
also_RB
using_VBG
a_DT
long_JJ
single_JJ
shot_NN
,_,
the_DT
scene_NN
of_IN
hortense_NN
and_CC
cynthia_NN
's_POS
first_OD
meeting_NN
in_IN
a_DT
lonely_JJ
caf_???
=_SYM
8a_CD
achieves_VBZ
a_DT
touching_JJ
intensity_NN
,_,
all_PDT
the_DT
more_RBR
for_IN
their_PP$
reticence_NN
and_CC
unspoken_JJ
feelings_NNS
._.
the_DT
film_NN
's_POS
climax_NN
-_-
with_IN
all_PDT
the_DT
secrets_NNS
and_CC
lies_NNS
finally_RB
spilled_VBN
out_RP
in_IN
ibsen-esque_NN
revelations_NNS
,_,
and_CC
everybody_PN
hugging_VBG
each_DT
other_JJ
-_-
is_BEZ
the_DT
one_CD
thing_NN
that_CS
seems_VBZ
false_JJ
about_IN
this_DT
film_NN
._.
however_RB
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
film_NN
that_CS
truly_RB
earns_VBZ
its_PP$
happy_JJ
ending_NN
after_IN
the_DT
misery_NN
and_CC
repression_NN
of_IN
the_DT
character_NN
's_POS
lives_NNS
._.
when_CS
cynthia_NN
says_VBZ
near_IN
the_DT
end_NN
,_,
this_DT
is_BEZ
the_DT
life_NN
,_,
innit_JJ
?_?
,_,
you_PP
get_VB
the_DT
sense_NN
that_CS
,_,
following_JJ
the_DT
cynicism_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
last_OD
film_NN
naked_JJ
,_,
leigh_NP
has_HVZ
rediscovered_VBN
that_CS
life_NN
can_MD
be_BE
sweet_JJ
after_IN
all_PDT
,_,
without_IN
comforting_JJ
illusions_NNS
._.
the_DT
flying_JJ
inkpot_NN
's_POS
rating_NN
system_NN
:_:
*_???
wait_NN
for_IN
the_DT
video_NN
._.
*_???
*_???
a_DT
little_DT
creaky_JJ
,_,
but_CC
still_RB
better_RBR
than_CS
staying_NN
at_IN
home_NN
with_IN
gotcha_UH
!_!
*_???
*_???
*_???
pretty_JJ
good_JJ
,_,
bring_VB
a_DT
friend_NN
._.
*_???
*_???
*_???
*_???
amazing_JJ
,_,
potent_JJ
stuff_NN
._.
*_???
*_???
*_???
*_???
*_???
perfection_NN
._.
see_VB
it_PP
twice_RB
._.