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the_DT
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"_"
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._.
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/_SYM
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malkovich_NP
)_)
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desperate_JJ
._.
mary_NP
reilly_RB
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julia_NP
roberts_NP
)_)
is_BEZ
a_DT
victim_NN
of_IN
monstrous_JJ
child_NN
abuse_NN
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the_DT
anti-woman_NN
sentiment_NN
of_IN
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._.
director_NN
stephen_NP
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'_"
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the_DT
london_NP
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._.
the_DT
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the_DT
movie_NN
:_:
it_PP
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._.
the_DT
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liquid_JJ
._.
scenes_NNS
flow_NN
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the_DT
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scene_NN
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honey_NN
oozing_VBG
off_IN
a_DT
strawberry_NN
._.
(_)
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's_BEZ
no_DT
red_JJ
,_,
of_IN
course_NN
._.
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the_DT
look_NN
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moody_JJ
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melodramatic_JJ
that_CS
you'll_???
be_BE
shocked_JJ
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you_PP
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the_DT
theater_NN
._.
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a_DT
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a_DT
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adjust_VB
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the_DT
sunny_JJ
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afterward_NP
._.
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jekyll_NP
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good_JJ
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evil_JJ
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cerebral_JJ
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emotional_JJ
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._.
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doctor_NN
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intellectual_JJ
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good_JJ
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certainly_RB
powerless_JJ
._.
his_PP$
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ego_NN
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conscience_NN
._.
two_CD
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._.
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functioning_NN
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the_DT
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._.
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two_CD
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attitude_NN
._.
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the_DT
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science_NN
fiction_NN
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the_DT
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._.
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malkovich_NP
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._.
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the_DT
rest_NN
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the_DT
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._.
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life_NN
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glenn_NP
close_JJ
(_(
and_CC
her_PP$
lips_NNS
)_)
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the_DT
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a_DT
whorehouse_NN
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._.
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color_NN
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role_NN
._.
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character_NN
._.
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beautiful_JJ
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its_PP$
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dreary_JJ
way_NN
._.
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craft_NN
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don't_DO
expect_VB
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leave_NN
in_IN
an_DT
upbeat_JJ
mood_NN
._.
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