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when_CS
9_CD
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beau_NN
hall_NN
(_(
jonathan_NP
tucker_NN
,_,
"_"
the_DT
virgin_NN
suicides_NNS
"_"
)_)
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,_,
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josh_NP
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,_,
"_"
session_NN
9_CD
"_"
)_)
,_,
his_PP$
mom_???
,_,
margaret_NP
(_(
tilda_NP
swinton_NP
,_,
"_"
the_DT
war_NN
zone_NN
"_"
)_)
pays_VBZ
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visit_NN
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to_IN
leave_NN
her_PP
son_NN
alone_RB
._.
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,_,
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._.
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,_,
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,_,
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._.
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,_,
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the_DT
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of_IN
blackmailer_NN
alek_???
spera_NN
(_(
goran_NP
visnjic_???
,_,
"_"
practical_JJ
magic_NN
"_"
)_)
in_IN
"_"
the_DT
deep_JJ
end_NN
._.
"_"
the_DT
incredibly_RB
pale_JJ
,_,
red-headed_JJ
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herself_PPX
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the_DT
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of_IN
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super-mom_???
whose_WP$
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the_DT
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of_IN
her_PP$
three_CD
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and_CC
live-in_???
father-in-law_NN
jack_NP
(_(
peter_NP
donat_NP
,_,
"_"
the_DT
game_NN
"_"
)_)
._.
she_PP
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allowing_VBG
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to_IN
glimmer_NN
through_IN
-_-
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in_IN
his_PP$
gay_JJ
disco_NN
(_(
named_VBN
the_DT
deep_JJ
end_NN
)_)
,_,
near_IN
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to_TO
dive_VB
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his_PP$
body_NN
to_IN
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,_,
or_CC
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when_CS
an_DT
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to_IN
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from_IN
jack_NP
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hopelessly_RB
miscommunicated_VBN
._.
gradually_RB
her_PP
loneliness_NN
becomes_VBZ
apparent_JJ
(_(
her_PP$
husband_NN
's_POS
a_DT
naval_JJ
officer_NN
,_,
usually_RB
away_RB
at_IN
sea_NN
)_)
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her_PP
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to_IN
email_NN
him_PP
her_PP$
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about_IN
beau_NN
are_BER
deleted_VBN
and_CC
later_RBR
,_,
when_CS
a_DT
most_DT
unusual_JJ
,_,
yet_RB
chaste_JJ
,_,
romance_NN
turns_VBZ
tragic_JJ
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
terrific_JJ
performance_NN
._.
the_DT
stendahl_NP
syndrome-like_NN
script_NN
,_,
adapted_VBN
from_IN
elisabeth_NP
sanxay_???
holding_NN
's_HVZ
40_CD
's_NNS
noir_???
novel_JJ
'the_???
blank_JJ
wall_NN
'_"
by_IN
directors_NNS
scott_NP
mcgehee_???
and_CC
david_NP
siegel_NP
,_,
would_MD
be_BE
unbelievable_JJ
if_CS
not_XNOT
for_IN
swinton_NP
and_CC
her_PP$
costar_NN
visnjic_???
._.
alek_???
spera_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
wrong_JJ
side_NN
of_IN
the_DT
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loser_NN
who_WP
arrives_VBZ
after_IN
reese_JJ
's_POS
body_NN
has_HVZ
been_BEN
discovered_VBN
._.
he_PP
shows_VBZ
margaret_NP
a_DT
videotape_NN
of_IN
beau_NN
having_HVG
sex_NN
with_IN
reese_JJ
and_CC
demands_NNS
$_???
000_CD
,_,
000_CD
or_CC
he'll_???
turn_NN
the_DT
tape_NN
over_IN
to_IN
the_DT
reno_NP
police_NNS
._.
subsequent_JJ
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turn_VB
his_PP$
mind_NN
set_NN
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and_CC
backwards_RB
,_,
though_CS
,_,
as_CS
he_PP
comes_VBZ
to_IN
admire_VB
and_CC
even_RB
love_VB
the_DT
woman_NN
he_PP
set_VB
out_RP
to_IN
blackmail_NN
._.
there_EX
's_BEZ
yet_RB
another_DT
problem_NN
,_,
though_CS
-_-
his_PP$
partner_NN
nagle_NN
(_(
raymond_NP
barry_NP
,_,
"_"
dead_JJ
man_NN
walking_NN
"_"
)_)
is_BEZ
a_DT
harder_JJR
cored_JJ
criminal_JJ
who_NP
won't_MD
let_VB
up_RP
until_CS
his_PP$
share_NN
of_IN
the_DT
money_NN
is_BEZ
delivered_VBN
._.
visnjic_???
's_BEZ
dark_NN
,_,
brooding_JJ
turn_NN
has_HVZ
an_DT
interior_JJ
shading_NN
to_IN
it_PP
that_CS
makes_VBZ
us_PP
believe_VB
he_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
victim_NN
of_IN
circumstance_NN
and_CC
environment_NN
._.
his_PP$
turnaround_NN
is_BEZ
palpable_JJ
as_CS
he_PP
witnesses_NNS
margaret_NP
's_POS
inherent_JJ
decency_NN
and_CC
her_PP$
workaday_NN
surroundings_NNS
._.
also_RB
outstanding_JJ
is_BEZ
tucker_NN
as_IN
beau_NN
,_,
who_WP
has_HVZ
a_DT
terrific_JJ
character_NN
arc_NN
and_CC
pas_FW
de_FW
deux_???
with_IN
his_PP$
mother_NN
._.
initially_RB
beau_NN
's_POS
the_DT
typical_JJ
sullen_JJ
teen_NN
._.
'you're_???
blowing_VBG
this_DT
out_RP
of_IN
proportion_NN
,_,
'_"
he_PP
says_VBZ
of_IN
her_PP$
concerns_NNS
about_IN
reese_JJ
,_,
not_XNOT
comprehending_VBG
that_DT
his_PP$
mom_???
has_HVZ
enough_DT
insight_NN
to_IN
have_HV
divined_VBN
the_DT
true_JJ
nature_NN
of_IN
the_DT
relationship_NN
._.
as_CS
his_PP$
mom_???
gets_VBZ
in_IN
deeper_JJR
and_CC
deeper_JJR
trying_JJ
to_TO
cover_VB
up_RP
a_DT
crime_NN
he_PP
didn't_DOD
commit_VB
,_,
beau_NN
becomes_VBZ
suspicious_JJ
of_IN
her_PP$
actions_NNS
and_CC
apparent_JJ
new_JJ
companion_NN
,_,
turning_VBG
tables_NNS
._.
his_PP$
early_JJ
black_JJ
eye_NN
becomes_VBZ
her_PP$
later_JJR
split_NN
lip_NN
._.
while_CS
the_DT
two_CD
can_MD
never_RB
be_BE
completely_RB
honest_JJ
with_IN
each_DT
other_JJ
,_,
their_PP$
love_NN
for_IN
each_DT
other_JJ
comes_VBZ
through_IN
strongly_RB
._.
the_DT
directors_NNS
(_(
"_"
suture_NN
"_"
)_)
have_HV
a_DT
firm_NN
grip_NN
on_IN
their_PP$
material_NN
and_CC
cast_VB
._.
the_DT
story_NN
builds_VBZ
perfectly_RB
with_IN
bold_JJ
strokes_NNS
amidst_IN
a_DT
myriad_NN
of_IN
subtler_NN
underpinnings_NNS
._.
water_NN
imagery_NN
is_BEZ
constant_JJ
(_(
an_DT
early_JJ
shot_NN
of_IN
weirdly_RB
rushing_VBG
green_JJ
is_BEZ
revealed_VBN
to_IN
be_BE
a_DT
young_JJ
boy_NN
cleaning_NN
out_RP
an_DT
aquarium_NN
)_)
._.
giles_NNS
nuttgens_NNS
(_(
"_"
fire_NN
"_"
)_)
cinematography_NN
,_,
which_WDT
won_VBD
the_DT
2001_CD
sundance_NN
festival_NN
award_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
crisp_JJ
and_CC
startlingly_RB
clear_JJ
._.
the_DT
tahoe_NN
locations_NNS
and_CC
production_NN
design_NN
by_IN
kelly_NP
mcgehee_???
and_CC
christopher_NP
tandon_NP
provide_VB
a_DT
dual_JJ
personality_NN
for_IN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
contrasting_JJ
the_DT
calm_NN
,_,
well_RB
off_IN
existence_NN
of_IN
the_DT
lake_NN
against_IN
the_DT
gambling_NN
city_NN
of_IN
reno_NP
._.
"_"
the_DT
deep_JJ
end_NN
"_"
is_BEZ
a_DT
complex_JJ
story_NN
of_IN
domino_NN
deeds_NNS
and_CC
shifting_VBG
relationships_NNS
._.
take_VB
the_DT
plunge_NN
._.
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