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synopsis_NN
:_:
upper_JJ
middle_NN
class_NN
,_,
suburban_JJ
family_NN
man_NN
lester_NP
(_(
kevin_NP
spacey_NP
)_)
realizes_VBZ
that_CS
he_PP
is_BEZ
just_RB
going_VBG
through_IN
the_DT
motions_NNS
:_:
he_PP
is_BEZ
unable_JJ
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feel_VB
passion_NN
;_;
he_PP
is_BEZ
soulless_NN
,_,
cynical_JJ
,_,
and_CC
no_DT
longer_JJR
able_JJ
to_TO
feel_VB
the_DT
edge_NN
between_IN
success_NN
and_CC
failure_NN
._.
everyone_PN
else_RB
around_IN
him_PP
has_HVZ
similar_JJ
symptoms_NNS
._.
lester_NP
's_POS
unassertive_JJ
daughter_NN
jane_NP
(_(
thora_FW
birch_NP
)_)
is_BEZ
too_RB
lethargic_JJ
to_IN
change_NN
her_PP
world_NN
,_,
yet_RB
all_PDT
too_RB
ready_JJ
to_IN
whine_JJ
and_CC
complain_VB
._.
his_PP$
wife_NN
carolyn_NP
(_(
annette_NN
bening_NN
)_)
is_BEZ
reduced_VBN
to_IN
keeping_VBG
up_RP
appearances_NNS
and_CC
reciting_VBG
commercialist_NN
slogans_NNS
._.
and_CC
these_DT
are_BER
people_NN
with_IN
a_DT
big_JJ
house_NN
and_CC
a_DT
decent_JJ
standard_NN
of_IN
living_NN
._.
the_DT
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person_NN
who_WP
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able_JJ
to_IN
appreciate_VB
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and_CC
freedom_NN
and_CC
life_NN
is_BEZ
the_DT
person_NN
most_DT
deprived_JJ
of_IN
it_PP
:_:
a_DT
dope-dealing_NN
teen_NN
from_IN
across_IN
the_DT
street_NN
who_WP
is_BEZ
practically_RB
imprisoned_VBN
by_IN
a_DT
domineering_NN
,_,
bullying_VBG
father_NN
._.
when_CS
lester_NP
embarks_VBZ
on_IN
a_DT
mad_JJ
scramble_NN
to_IN
feel_NN
the_DT
edge_NN
again_RB
,_,
the_DT
fact_NN
that_CS
he_PP
has_HVZ
quit_VBN
his_PP$
job_NN
to_IN
feel_NN
what_WDT
it_PP
's_BEZ
like_IN
-_-
-_-
and_CC
his_PP$
newfound_NN
interest_NN
in_IN
exercise_NN
to_IN
impress_VB
a_NP
teenage_JJ
girl_NN
-_-
-_-
ruffle_NN
a_DT
lot_NN
of_IN
feathers_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
family_NN
._.
will_MD
lester_NP
regain_VB
his_PP$
ability_NN
to_IN
appreciate_VB
life_NN
?_?
opinion_NN
:_:
people_NN
say_VB
it_PP
all_PDT
the_DT
time_NN
:_:
you_PP
never_RB
appreciate_VB
good_JJ
health_NN
until_CS
it_PP
's_BEZ
gone_VBN
._.
likewise_RB
,_,
people_NN
raised_VBN
in_IN
fabulously_RB
pampered_VBN
prosperity_NN
can_MD
become_VB
unhappy_JJ
and_CC
spiteful_JJ
over_IN
the_DT
dumbest_NN
,_,
most_DT
inconsequential_JJ
problems_NNS
,_,
simply_RB
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they_PP
have_HV
no_DT
clue_NN
how_WRB
good_JJ
they_PP
have_HV
it_PP
._.
sometimes_RB
it_PP
takes_VBZ
a_DT
near_IN
fall_NN
-_-
-_-
accidentally_RB
or_CC
through_IN
deliberate_JJ
fasting_NN
-_-
-_-
to_TO
move_VB
out_RP
of_IN
apathy_NN
and_CC
reclaim_VB
your_PP$
ability_NN
to_IN
challenge_NN
the_DT
world_NN
._.
the_DT
deprivation_NN
/_SYM
appreciation_NN
cycle_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
major_JJ
theme_NN
of_IN
american_JJ
beauty_NN
._.
american_JJ
beauty_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
non-formula_NN
,_,
intelligent_JJ
and_CC
articulate_JJ
movie_NN
that_CS
offers_VBZ
fantastic_JJ
performances_NNS
by_IN
everyone_PN
in_IN
the_DT
cast_NN
,_,
especially_RB
kevin_NP
spacey_NP
,_,
who_WP
is_BEZ
simply_RB
gosh_???
darn_???
amazing_JJ
this_DT
movie_NN
._.
the_DT
thing_NN
i_PP
like_VB
about_IN
american_JJ
beauty_NN
is_BEZ
that_CS
there_EX
is_BEZ
no_DT
sentimental_JJ
music_NN
,_,
no_DT
hospital_NN
scene_NN
nor_CC
any_DT
overly_RB
dramatic_JJ
hokum_???
._.
the_DT
movie_NN
entertains_VBZ
and_CC
offers_VBZ
brilliant_JJ
performances_NNS
just_RB
as_IN
is_BEZ
._.
if_CS
you_PP
are_BER
in_IN
the_DT
mood_NN
for_IN
a_DT
thoughtful_JJ
,_,
non-formula_NN
flick_NN
,_,
i_PP
highly_RB
recommend_VB
american_JJ
beauty_NN
._.