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susan_NP
granger_NN
's_POS
review_NN
of_IN
"_"
songcatcher_NN
"_"
in_IN
the_DT
midst_NN
of_IN
this_DT
summer_NN
's_POS
fare_NN
of_IN
dinos_NNS
revisited_VBN
and_CC
romantic_JJ
fiascoes_NNS
,_,
there_EX
are_BER
a_DT
few_DT
thoughtful_JJ
movies_NNS
-_-
and_CC
this_DT
appalachian_JJ
period_NN
drama_NN
is_BEZ
one_CD
._.
oscar_NP
nominee_NN
janet_NP
mcteer_NN
(_(
"_"
tumbleweeds_NNS
"_"
)_)
stars_NNS
as_IN
dr_NN
._.
lily_NN
penleric_NN
,_,
an_DT
accomplished_JJ
musicologist_NN
who_WP
,_,
back_JJ
in_IN
that_DT
pre-feminist_NN
era_NN
,_,
was_BEDZ
refused_VBN
a_DT
full_JJ
professorship_NN
at_IN
her_PP$
university_NN
._.
determined_VBN
to_IN
prove_VB
her_PP$
worth_NN
,_,
she_PP
ventures_NNS
deep_RB
into_IN
the_DT
rugged_JJ
mountains_NNS
of_IN
north_NN
carolina_NP
,_,
where_CS
her_PP
younger_JJR
sister_NN
elna_???
(_(
jane_NP
adams_NP
)_)
runs_NNS
a_DT
school_NN
._.
there_EX
in_CD
bear_NN
creek_NN
,_,
she_PP
discovers_VBZ
a_DT
treasure-trove_NN
of_IN
traditional_JJ
scots-irish_JJ
and_CC
english_JJ
folk_NN
ballads_NNS
,_,
given_VBN
a_DT
unique_JJ
interpretation_NN
by_IN
the_DT
insular_JJ
locals_NNS
._.
excited_JJ
,_,
she_PP
sends_VBZ
for_IN
recording_VBG
equipment_NN
and_CC
persuades_NNS
vinie_NN
butler_NN
(_(
pat_NP
carroll_NP
)_)
and_CC
other_JJ
self-sustaining_NN
mountain_NN
folk_NN
to_IN
share_NN
their_PP$
musical_JJ
heritage_NN
on_IN
her_PP$
edison_NN
phonograph_NN
cylinders_NNS
._.
their_PP$
music_NN
,_,
as_CS
she_PP
puts_VBZ
it_PP
,_,
is_BEZ
"_"
as_IN
much_DT
a_DT
part_NN
of_IN
life_NN
here_RB
as_IN
the_DT
air_NN
you_PP
breathe_VB
._.
"_"
that_CS
's_MD
the_DT
main_JJ
thrust_NN
of_IN
writer-director_NN
maggie_NP
greenwald_NP
's_POS
occasionally_RB
uneven_JJ
culture-clash_NN
story_NN
,_,
which_WDT
is_BEZ
loosely_RB
based_VBN
on_IN
olive_NP
dame_NP
campbell_NP
's_POS
foray_NN
through_IN
the_DT
blue_JJ
ridge_NN
mountains_NNS
in_IN
1908_CD
,_,
but_CC
there_EX
's_BEZ
also_RB
some_DT
melodramatic_JJ
romantic_JJ
spice_NN
._.
ornery_NN
,_,
bearded_JJ
,_,
banjo-picking_VBG
aidan_NP
quinn_NP
falls_VBZ
for_IN
the_DT
statuesque_JJ
,_,
passionate_JJ
"_"
songcatcher_NN
,_,
"_"
while_CS
elna_???
secretly_RB
engages_VBZ
in_IN
a_DT
lesbian_JJ
relationship_NN
with_IN
a_DT
colleague_NN
(_(
e_NN
._.
katherine_NP
kerr_NP
)_)
._.
i'm_???
ready_JJ
to_TO
buy_VB
the_DT
soulful_JJ
soundtrack_NN
with_IN
vocalists_NNS
like_IN
emmylou_NP
harris_NP
,_,
iris_NP
dement_NN
,_,
taj_NP
mahal_NP
and_CC
young_JJ
opera_NN
star_NN
emmy_???
rossum_JJ
who_NP
plays_VBZ
a_DT
pivotal_JJ
role_NN
as_IN
mcteer_NN
's_POS
wide-eyed_JJ
prot_???
?_?
g_NN
?_?
._.
rated_VBN
pg-13_???
,_,
there_EX
's_BEZ
an_DT
intense_JJ
scene_NN
of_IN
primitive_JJ
childbirth_NN
._.
on_IN
the_DT
granger_NN
movie_NN
gauge_NN
of_IN
8_CD
to_IN
8_CD
,_,
"_"
songcatcher_NN
"_"
is_BEZ
an_DT
intelligent_JJ
,_,
extraordinary_JJ
8_CD
,_,
transported_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
transcendent_NN
power_NN
of_IN
song_NN
._.