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"_"
the_DT
end_NN
of_IN
the_DT
affair_NN
"_"
is_BEZ
a_DT
dark_JJ
and_CC
moody_JJ
romantic_JJ
period_NN
piece_NN
,_,
that_CS
neil_NP
jordan_NP
exquisitely_RB
writes_VBZ
and_CC
directs_VBZ
._.
although_CS
it_PP
's_BEZ
slow_JJ
and_CC
sometimes_RB
confusing_JJ
to_IN
follow_VB
,_,
it_PP
still_RB
manages_VBZ
to_IN
give_VB
audiences_NNS
a_DT
moving_VBG
experience_NN
._.
based_VBN
on_IN
graham_NP
greene_NP
's_POS
novel_NN
of_IN
the_DT
same_DT
name_NN
,_,
the_DT
film_NN
mainly_RB
follows_VBZ
3_CD
characters_NNS
._.
there_EX
's_BEZ
maurice_NP
bendrix_NN
(_(
ralph_NP
fiennes_NNS
)_)
who_WP
has_HVZ
an_DT
affair_NN
with_IN
henry_NP
mile_NN
's_POS
(_)
stephen_NP
rea_???
)_(
wife_NN
sarah_NP
(_(
julianne_NP
moore_NP
)_)
._.
sarah_NP
finds_VBZ
henry_NP
to_IN
be_BE
a_DT
bore_NN
,_,
because_CS
well_RB
,_,
he_PP
's_BEZ
just_RB
a_DT
normal_JJ
guy_NN
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
all_PDT
work_NN
and_CC
no_DT
play_NN
with_IN
him_PP
._.
while_CS
maurice_NP
on_IN
the_DT
other_JJ
hand_NN
falls_VBZ
madly_RB
in_IN
love_NN
with_IN
sarah_NP
,_,
and_CC
would_MD
do_DO
anything_PN
for_IN
her_PP$
._.
unfortunately_RB
the_DT
two_CD
break_NN
up_RP
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
all_PDT
witnessed_VBD
in_IN
a_DT
serious_JJ
of_IN
flashbacks_NNS
,_,
so_RB
that_CS
leads_VBZ
us_PP
to_TO
the_DT
present_JJ
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
few_DT
years_NNS
later_RBR
,_,
and_CC
they_PP
both_RB
still_RB
think_VB
of_IN
each_DT
other_JJ
,_,
so_RB
maurice_NP
hires_NNS
a_DT
private_JJ
detective_NN
(_(
ian_NP
hart_NP
)_)
to_IN
see_NN
what_WDT
sarah_NP
is_BEZ
up_RP
too_RB
._.
while_CS
this_DT
may_MD
sound_VB
straight_RB
forward_RB
it_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
deep_JJ
dark_NN
tale_NN
of_IN
the_DT
jealousy_NN
that_CS
lies_VBZ
in_IN
the_DT
two_CD
men_NNS
,_,
unhappiness_NN
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
ever_RB
lasting_JJ
love_NN
._.
all_PDT
this_DT
may_MD
sound_VB
like_IN
a_DT
drag_NN
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
really_RB
captures_NNS
your_PP$
interest_NN
._.
with_IN
great_JJ
performances_NNS
by_IN
ralph_NP
fiennes_NNS
(_(
doing_DOG
another_DT
english_JJ
patient_NN
type_NN
of_IN
film_NN
,_,
only_RB
this_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
better_JJR
)_(
and_CC
julianna_NP
moore_NP
who_WP
definitely_RB
deserves_VBZ
an_DT
oscar_NP
because_CS
out_RP
of_IN
all_PDT
1999_CD
films_NNS
she_PP
did_DOD
in_IN
1999_CD
,_,
i_PP
believe_VB
this_DT
was_BEDZ
the_DT
role_NN
,_,
she_PP
had_HVD
the_DT
most_DT
passion_NN
for_IN
,_,
and_CC
you_PP
can_MD
see_VB
why_WRB
._.
the_DT
story_NN
was_BEDZ
also_RB
well_RB
written_VBN
thanks_NNS
to_IN
neil_NP
jordan_NP
._.
even_RB
though_CS
i_PP
didn't_DOD
read_VB
the_DT
book_NN
,_,
there_EX
's_BEZ
no_DT
doubt_NN
in_IN
mind_NN
that_CS
it_PP
was_BEDZ
just_RB
as_IN
moving_VBG
and_CC
descriptive_JJ
._.
what_WDT
's_BEZ
so_RB
moving_VBG
about_IN
it_PP
you_PP
ask_VB
?_?
the_DT
tragedy_NN
of_IN
it_PP
all_PDT
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
the_DT
typical_JJ
romance_NN
,_,
in_IN
which_WDT
a_DT
guy_NN
finds_VBZ
a_DT
girl_NN
,_,
they_PP
fall_VB
in_IN
love_NN
and_CC
all_PDT
is_BEZ
well_JJ
,_,
this_DT
is_BEZ
more_DT
complicated_JJ
and_CC
depressing_JJ
._.
it_PP
really_RB
shows_VBZ
the_DT
complexity_NN
of_IN
a_DT
relationship_NN
,_,
because_CS
nothing_PN
is_BEZ
ever_RB
perfect_JJ
._.
everyone_PN
feels_VBZ
a_DT
different_JJ
way_NN
and_CC
that_DT
is_BEZ
what_WDT
tears_NNS
us_PP
to_TO
pieces_NNS
._.
back_NN
to_IN
neil_NP
jordan_NP
's_POS
script_NN
,_,
it_PP
wasn't_BEDZ
only_RB
red_JJ
roses_NNS
._.
there_EX
were_BED
times_NNS
when_CS
i_PP
felt_VBD
it_PP
too_RB
be_BE
a_DT
little_JJ
slow_JJ
,_,
but_CC
most_DT
romances_NNS
are_BER
._.
it_PP
also_RB
tended_VBD
to_TO
be_BE
a_DT
bit_NN
confusing_JJ
,_,
especially_RB
at_IN
the_DT
start_NN
._.
it_PP
keep_VB
jumping_VBG
around_IN
from_IN
past_NN
to_IN
present_JJ
,_,
so_RB
it_PP
obviously_RB
took_VBD
awhile_RB
to_IN
get_VB
a_NP
grasp_NN
of_IN
things_NNS
._.
also_RB
a_DT
notable_JJ
was_BEDZ
the_DT
superb_JJ
direction_NN
by_IN
neil_NP
jordan_NP
._.
i'd_???
have_HV
to_TO
say_VB
this_DT
is_BEZ
his_PP$
finest_JJS
achievement_NN
to_IN
date_NN
,_,
because_CS
quite_RB
frankly_RB
i've_???
never_RB
really_RB
found_VBN
his_PP$
work_NN
to_IN
be_BE
up_IN
to_IN
par_NN
._.
it_PP
just_RB
never_RB
did_DOD
anything_PN
for_IN
me_PP
,_,
until_CS
now_RB
._.
when_CS
it_PP
ends_VBZ
,_,
it_PP
leaves_VBZ
viewers_NNS
a_DT
little_JJ
saddened_VBN
,_,
but_CC
provoked_VBD
nonetheless_RB
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
definitely_RB
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
best_JJS
films_NNS
of_IN
99_CD
,_,
and_CC
had_HVD
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
best_JJS
acting_JJ
,_,
most_DT
notably_RB
by_IN
moore_NP
._.
not_XNOT
for_IN
all_PDT
movie_NN
goers_NNS
,_,
but_CC
for_IN
those_DT
who_WP
are_BER
film_NN
buffs_NP
and_CC
want_VB
something_PN
of_IN
value_NN
._.