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"_"
the_DT
deep_JJ
end_NN
"_"
uses_VBZ
a_DT
color_NN
palette_NN
of_IN
rich_JJ
earth_NN
tones_NNS
surrounded_VBN
by_IN
a_DT
vast_JJ
array_NN
of_IN
blues_NNS
._.
alluring_JJ
,_,
attractive_JJ
blues_NNS
,_,
but_CC
also_RB
icy_JJ
and_CC
foreboding_NN
._.
after_IN
taking_VBG
in_IN
their_PP$
beauty_NN
,_,
the_DT
eye_NN
seeks_VBZ
out_RP
the_DT
reassuring_JJ
browns_NNS
and_CC
greens_NNS
,_,
like_IN
a_DT
tired_JJ
swimmer_NN
searching_NN
for_IN
the_DT
safety_NN
of_IN
land_NN
._.
the_DT
production_NN
works_NN
that_CS
way_NN
as_IN
well_RB
?_?
it_PP
pulls_VBZ
you_PP
in_IN
initially_RB
as_CS
a_DT
crisp_NN
,_,
thoroughly-modern_JJ
thriller_NN
,_,
with_IN
clipped_JJ
exchanges_NNS
between_IN
defiantly_RB
non-communicative_JJ
characters_NNS
._.
but_CC
the_DT
real_JJ
draw_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
the_DT
submerged_JJ
humanity_NN
of_IN
two_CD
key_JJ
players_NNS
as_IN
"_"
the_DT
deep_JJ
end_NN
"_"
gradually_RB
reveals_VBZ
the_DT
melodramatic_JJ
core_NN
beneath_IN
its_PP$
ironic_JJ
candy_NN
coating_NN
._.
spoiler_NN
alert_NN
:_:
the_DT
following_JJ
reveals_VBZ
the_DT
basic_JJ
storyline_JJ
._.
i_PP
believe_VB
the_DT
plot_NN
points_NNS
are_BER
incidental_JJ
,_,
because_CS
the_DT
real_JJ
rewards_NNS
come_VB
in_IN
exploring_VBG
the_DT
mindset_NN
of_IN
the_DT
main_JJ
characters_NNS
,_,
but_CC
still_RB
,_,
you_PP
should_MD
proceed_VB
at_IN
your_PP$
own_DT
risk_NN
._.
with_IN
her_PP$
husband_NN
tom_NP
,_,
a_DT
naval_JJ
officer_NN
,_,
often_RB
away_RB
at_IN
sea_NN
,_,
margaret_NP
hall_NN
(_(
tilda_NP
swinton_NP
)_)
holds_VBZ
down_RP
the_DT
fort_NN
,_,
taking_VBG
care_NN
of_IN
the_DT
children_NNS
,_,
beau_NN
(_(
jonathan_NP
tucker_NN
)_)
,_,
paige_NN
(_(
tamara_NP
hope_NN
)_)
,_,
and_CC
dylan_NP
(_(
jordon_NP
dorrance_NN
)_)
,_,
while_CS
her_PP
father-in-law_NN
jack_NP
(_(
peter_NP
donat_NP
)_)
hovers_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
background_NN
,_,
always_RB
watching_VBG
._.
the_DT
story_NN
opens_VBZ
with_IN
margaret_NP
leaving_VBG
the_DT
family_NN
home_NN
in_IN
lake_NN
tahoe_NP
to_IN
storm_NN
a_DT
male_JJ
strip_NN
club_NN
in_IN
reno_NP
._.
it_PP
seems_VBZ
that_CS
beau_NN
,_,
her_PP$
eldest_JJS
,_,
is_BEZ
having_HVG
an_DT
affair_NN
with_IN
darby_NP
reese_JJ
(_(
josh_NP
lucas_NP
)_)
,_,
a_DT
disreputable_JJ
sort_NN
12_CD
years_NNS
his_PP$
senior_JJ
._.
margaret_NP
demands_NNS
that_CS
darby_NP
leave_VB
her_PP$
son_NN
alone_RB
,_,
only_RB
to_IN
have_HV
the_DT
man_NN
smirk_NP
at_IN
her_PP$
and_CC
announce_VB
he'll_???
be_BE
glad_JJ
to_TO
steer_VB
clear_JJ
of_IN
beau_NN
?_?
for_IN
$_???
5000_CD
._.
back_NN
at_IN
home_NN
,_,
she_PP
tries_VBZ
to_IN
talk_NN
about_IN
it_PP
all_PDT
with_IN
her_PP$
son_NN
,_,
but_CC
the_DT
kid_NN
won't_MD
even_RB
confirm_VB
that_CS
he_PP
's_BEZ
gay_JJ
,_,
let_VB
alone_RB
discuss_VB
the_DT
issues_NNS
she_PP
has_HVZ
with_IN
his_PP$
boyfriend_NN
._.
he_PP
does_DOZ
,_,
however_RB
,_,
get_VB
attentive_JJ
when_CS
she_PP
reveals_VBZ
darby_NP
's_POS
$_???
000_CD
,_,
000_CD
offer_NN
,_,
even_RB
as_CS
he_PP
maintains_VBZ
his_PP$
sullen_JJ
demeanor_NN
._.
late_JJ
in_IN
the_DT
evening_NN
,_,
darby_NP
shows_VBZ
up_RP
outside_IN
,_,
tossing_VBG
pebbles_NNS
at_IN
beau_NN
's_POS
window_NN
like_IN
a_DT
schoolchild_NN
._.
the_DT
two_CD
meet_VB
by_IN
the_DT
water_NN
at_IN
the_DT
boathouse_NN
,_,
where_CS
something_PN
important_JJ
happens_VBZ
._.
i_PP
won't_MD
reveal_VB
what_WDT
;_;
suffice_VB
to_TO
say_VB
we_PP
become_VB
aware_JJ
of_IN
a_DT
significant_JJ
fact_NN
that_CS
margaret_NP
does_DOZ
not_XNOT
._.
all_PDT
of_IN
this_DT
happens_VBZ
in_IN
the_DT
first_OD
few_DT
minutes_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
,_,
by_IN
the_DT
way_NN
._.
within_IN
a_DT
day_NN
or_CC
so_RB
,_,
margaret_NP
's_POS
life_NN
becomes_VBZ
even_RB
more_DT
complicated_JJ
when_CS
a_DT
suave_JJ
man_NN
named_VBN
alec_NP
goran_NP
visnjic_???
)_(
turns_NNS
up_IN
with_IN
an_DT
explicit_JJ
videotape_NN
documenting_VBG
the_DT
sex_NN
life_NN
of_IN
beau_NN
and_CC
darby_NP
._.
he_PP
and_CC
his_PP$
associate_NN
are_BER
willing_JJ
to_TO
destroy_VB
the_DT
tape_NN
,_,
once_RB
margaret_NP
coughs_VBZ
up_RP
$_???
000_CD
,_,
000_CD
._.
oh_UH
,_,
what_WDT
's_BEZ
a_DT
mother_NN
to_IN
do_DO
?_?
end_NN
spoilers_NNS
written_VBN
,_,
directed_VBN
and_CC
produced_VBN
by_IN
scott_NP
mcgehee_???
and_CC
david_NP
siegel_NP
(_(
"_"
suture_NN
"_"
)_)
,_,
"_"
the_DT
deep_JJ
end_NN
"_"
is_BEZ
based_VBN
on_IN
elisabeth_NP
sanxay_???
holding_NN
's_HVZ
1949_CD
's_NNS
novel_JJ
,_,
"_"
the_DT
blank_JJ
wall_NN
,_,
"_"
which_WDT
was_BEDZ
also_RB
the_DT
source_NN
of_IN
the_DT
1949_CD
film_NN
,_,
"_"
the_DT
reckless_NN
moment_NN
._.
"_"
i've_???
neither_DT
read_VB
the_DT
book_NN
nor_CC
seen_VBN
the_DT
movie_NN
,_,
but_CC
i_PP
understand_VB
that_CS
the_DT
filmmakers_NNS
changed_VBN
some_DT
details_NNS
._.
in_IN
holding_VBG
's_NNS
story_NN
,_,
the_DT
"_"
scandalous_JJ
"_"
relationship_NN
is_BEZ
between_IN
an_DT
older_JJR
man_NN
and_CC
margaret_NP
's_POS
teen-age_NN
daughter_NN
._.
switching_VBG
the_DT
gender_NN
makes_VBZ
the_DT
tale_NN
seem_VB
more_DT
contemporary_JJ
,_,
and_CC
it_PP
also_RB
raises_VBZ
questions_NNS
about_IN
margaret_NP
's_POS
motives_NNS
._.
many_DT
reviews_NNS
of_IN
"_"
the_DT
deep_JJ
end_NN
"_"
describe_VB
margaret_NP
as_IN
a_DT
mother_NN
ferociously_RB
protecting_VBG
her_PP$
son_NN
,_,
but_CC
i_PP
wonder_VB
._.
consider_VB
this_DT
:_:
margaret_NP
lives_NNS
in_IN
a_DT
meticulously_RB
kept_VBN
upscale_NN
home_NN
._.
her_PP
husband_NN
is_BEZ
absent_JJ
most_DT
of_IN
the_DT
time_NN
and_CC
seems_VBZ
to_TO
be_BE
regarded_VBN
as_IN
a_DT
larger-than-life_JJ
figure_NN
._.
her_PP
father-in-law_NN
is_BEZ
constantly_RB
present_JJ
,_,
almost_RB
as_CS
if_CS
he_PP
is_BEZ
monitoring_VBG
for_IN
his_PP$
son_NN
._.
and_CC
when_CS
her_PP
husband_NN
does_DOZ
call_VB
,_,
margaret_NP
is_BEZ
careful_JJ
not_XNOT
to_TO
tell_VB
him_PP
about_IN
anything_PN
disturbing_JJ
that_RB
is_BEZ
going_VBG
on_IN
with_IN
the_DT
family_NN
._.
so_RB
is_BEZ
margaret_NP
a_NN
mother_NN
who_WP
accepts_VBZ
her_PP$
son_NN
's_POS
sexual_JJ
orientation_NN
and_CC
is_BEZ
simply_RB
trying_VBG
to_IN
shield_NN
the_DT
young_JJ
man_NN
from_IN
a_DT
lover_NN
she_PP
fears_VBZ
will_MD
take_VB
advantage_NN
of_IN
him_PP
?_?
or_CC
is_BEZ
she_PP
caretaker_NN
of_IN
a_DT
museum_NN
of_IN
upper_JJ
middle_NN
class_NN
complacency_NN
,_,
desperate_JJ
to_IN
maintain_VB
the_DT
status_NN
quo_???
so_RB
that_RB
everything_PN
will_MD
be_BE
postcard_NN
perfect_JJ
when_CS
the_DT
old_JJ
man_NN
returns_NNS
from_IN
the_DT
sea_NN
?_?
you_PP
sort_VB
it_PP
out_RP
._.
regardless_RB
,_,
the_DT
resonance_NN
of_IN
"_"
the_DT
deep_JJ
end_NN
"_"
comes_VBZ
from_IN
two_CD
actors_NNS
._.
goran_NP
visnjic_???
,_,
best_JJS
known_JJ
from_IN
the_DT
tv_NN
drama_NN
"_"
er_NP
,_,
"_"
is_BEZ
striking_JJ
as_CS
a_DT
blackmailer_NN
unlike_IN
any_DT
you've_???
seen_VBN
before_IN
._.
he_PP
engages_VBZ
margaret_NP
in_IN
a_DT
mesmerizing_NN
dance_NN
of_IN
protocol_NN
,_,
chivalry_NN
and_CC
simmering_JJ
eroticism_NN
._.
but_CC
the_DT
star_NN
of_IN
this_DT
show_NN
,_,
without_IN
a_DT
doubt_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
the_DT
remarkable_JJ
tilda_NP
swinton_NP
._.
watch_NN
the_DT
shadings_NNS
,_,
depth_NN
,_,
resource_NN
,_,
vitality_NN
and_CC
understated_VBN
sexuality_NN
she_PP
gives_VBZ
margaret_NP
and_CC
try_VB
to_IN
imagine_VB
the_DT
film_NN
without_IN
her_PP$
._.
days_NNS
after_IN
my_PP$
second_NN
viewing_NN
of_IN
"_"
the_DT
deep_JJ
end_NN
,_,
"_"
i_PP
can_MD
still_RB
vividly_RB
picture_NN
her_PP$
negotiating_NN
with_IN
villains_NNS
,_,
trying_VBG
to_IN
connect_VB
with_IN
her_PP$
son_NN
and_CC
diving_NN
into_IN
icy_JJ
blue_JJ
water_NN
._.
"_"
the_DT
deep_JJ
end_NN
"_"
is_BEZ
an_DT
exceptional_JJ
film_NN
and_CC
tilda_NP
swinton_NP
is_BEZ
the_DT
best_JJS
part_NN
of_IN
it_PP
._.