Jackson came up with the idea of an extended cut for LaserDisc and DVD formats while in preproduction. , Howard Shore composed, orchestrated, conducted, and produced the trilogy's music. The Lord of the Rings trilogy was filmed entirely in New Zealand. Guillermo del Toro zou in eerste instantie de regie voor zijn rekening nemen, maar in 2010 werd bekend dat Peter Jackson naast producer ook regisseur zal zijn. 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Peter Jackson's trilogy — or, as we like to call it, our preciousssss — exerted its irresistible pull, on advanced Elvish speakers and neophytes alike. Filming took place between 11 October 1999 and 22 December 2000. I will forever hold this trilogy close to my pretentious, jaded critic heart. The Fellowship eventually splits up and Frodo continues the quest with his loyal companion Sam and the treacherous Gollum.  Kenneth Turan of the Los Angeles Times wrote that "the trilogy will not soon, if ever, find its equal", while Todd McCarthy of Variety described the films as "one of the most ambitious and phenomenally successful dream projects of all time". The army of Elves from Lothlórien arrives, as does Saruman's army, and a battle ensues. Meanwhile, Saruman creates an army of Uruk-hai in Isengard to track down and kill the Fellowship. Extended Edition theatrical showings: "I am happy to bring The Lord Aangezien Peter Jackson geen tijd had om deze films te regisseren trad hij alleen als eindverantwoordelijke producent op. Awakening from a dream of Gandalf fighting the Balrog in Moria, Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee find themselves lost in the Emyn Muil near Mordor and discover they are being tracked by Gollum, a former bearer of the One Ring. Gandalf warns that Sauron will retaliate. , Shore composed a main theme for the Fellowship rather than many different character themes, and its strength and weaknesses in volume are depicted at different points in the series.  Jackson explained that visual effects shots were improved for this release by "[removing] and [painting] out any imperfections," but that they had not been "[upgraded] or [enhanced]". Even actors Billy Boyd, Viggo Mortensen, Liv Tyler, Miranda Otto (extended cuts only for the latter two), and Peter Jackson (for a single gong sound in the second film) contributed to the score. The Lord of the Rings is a film series of three epic fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson, based on the novel written by J. R. R. Tolkien. Frodo clings to the ledge and is rescued by Sam as the Ring disintegrates in the lava. Frodo narrowly escapes and confronts Gollum, telling him that he must destroy the Ring for both their sakes. It grossed $62 million in its first U.S. weekend and out-grossed its predecessor with $951.2 million worldwide. The trilogy features all three Extended From the towering Mount Doom in Mordor, to the dreamy Hobbiton™ in the Shire, New Zealand's otherworldly landscapes brought the movies to life. Final Cut rights were shared contractually between Jackson and Bob Shaye, but there was never any interference in Jackson's cut. During CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (. Sort films by title, year of release, … ", As well as Academy Awards, each film in the series won the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, the MTV Movie Award for Movie of the Year, and the Saturn Award for Best Fantasy Film. Most of these crew members (and others) returned to work on The Hobbit. Miramax wanted a recognisable name for Gandalf, and suggested Max von Sydow or Paul Scofield and, wanting an American star, even mentioned Morgan Freeman. Critics have admired Jackson's ability to film the long and complex work at all; the beauty of the cinematography, sets, and costumes; and the epic scale of his version of Tolkien's story. Jackson originally wanted to edit all three films with Jamie Selkirk, but this proved too much work. While casting, Jackson looked for backup options for the various parts, including Lucy Lawless and Nicole Kidman for Galadriel; Anthony Hopkins or Sylvester McCoy (eventually recast as Radagast) for Bilbo; Paul Scofield, Jeremy Irons, Malcolm McDowell or Tim Curry for Saruman. Faramir is gravely wounded after a futile effort to recapture Osgiliath; believing his son to be dead, Denethor falls into madness. He leaves Sam the Red Book of Westmarch, which details their adventures. Gollum disposes of the Hobbits' food, blaming Sam. Two Hobbits, Sméagol and Déagol, are fishing when Déagol discovers the One Ring in the river.  Wondering whether Patrick Stewart would be right for the part, Philippa Boyens drew a tape of him performing opposite Ian McKellen, only to suggest the latter to Jackson. This disambiguation page, one that points to other pages that might otherwise have the same name, lists articles associated with the name The Lord of the Rings (movies). subject to change). Exciting, touching, scary, and deeply soul-crushing. Afraid of the Ring corrupting his friends, Frodo decides to travel to Mordor alone, but then reconsiders by allowing Sam to come after hearing his promise from Gandalf. Principal photography for all three films was conducted concurrently in many locations within New Zealand's conservation areas and national parks. Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens served as librettists, writing lyrics to various music and songs, which David Salo translated into Tolkien's languages. The EPIC complete symphony of the Lord Of The Rings!Howard Shore best music from the films.Who's excited for the Hobbit!? in-theater network, comprised of theaters owned by AMC Entertainment 94.  In August 2000 he visited the set again, and watched the assembly cuts of The Fellowship of the Ring and The Return of the King. Gandalf flies in with eagles to rescue the Hobbits, who awaken in Minas Tirith and are reunited with the surviving Fellowship. 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Imagine something like Braveheart, but with a little of the visual magic of Legend. ", "New Zealand actors settle out of court with New Line", "J.R.R. The settlement came too late for Appleby, who died of cancer in 2007. operates NCM Media Networks, a leading integrated media company reaching visit www.nationalcinemedia.com Daniel Craig auditioned. , In December 2002, The Lord of the Rings Motion Picture Trilogy: The Exhibition opened at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington. He later read The Hobbit and The Silmarillion, and listened to the 1981 BBC radio adaptation. He holds a council of Elves, Men, and Dwarves, also attended by Frodo and Gandalf, that decides the Ring must be destroyed in the fires of Mount Doom. They approached Viggo Mortensen, but also spoke to Russell Crowe (who auditioned for Boromir previously), as a backup choice.. Other filmmakers and producers to have had an interest in adapting Tolkien are said to include Walt Disney, Al Brodax, Forrest Ackerman, Denis O'Dell (who considered Richard Lester to direct, but instead approached David Lean, Stanley Kubrick and Michelangelo Antonioni) and George Lucas. Botes was given unprecedented access to Starting from quiet beginnings in The Shire, the story ranges across Middle-earth and follows the courses of the War of the Ring. The Return of the King is the perfect finale to such a magnificent trilogy. Inc., Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), Regal Entertainment Group 30, Ian Holm's portrayal of Bilbo Baggins (shared with Martin Freeman for his portrayal of the same character in The Hobbit films) ranking No. The entire Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, as imagined by Peter Jackson in the film adaption of the books, serves as a highly effective tourism advert for New Zealand.. Having seen all the films, and being a bit of a Tolkien fan, it was inevitable that New Zealand would make it onto my list of places I must visit. It grossed $47.2 million in its U.S. opening weekend and made around $887.8 million worldwide. About National CineMedia (NCM) The three films were shot simultaneously and entirely in Jackson's native New Zealand from 11 October 1999 until 22 December 2000, with pick-up shots done from 2001 to 2004. Something very different to Dark Crystal or Labyrinth. All Rights Reserved. The films, which were released between 2012 and 2014, used much of the cast of The Lord of the Rings, including Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, Hugo Weaving, Elijah Wood, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Cate Blanchett and Orlando Bloom who reprised their roles. Aragorn is crowned King of Gondor and takes Arwen as his queen.  They decided to shoot on fine-grain Super-35mm film and subject the films to rigorous digital grading. . (NCMI-F). The NCM country via the new digital cinema projection systems. Marketing for NCM FathomErik Stein or Sam Threadgill, journey to Middle-earth.". Frodo meets with Gandalf, who escaped Isengard with help from Gwaihir the Great Eagle. Tolkien, Jackson's movie trilogy is an epic journey of men, hobbits,  Christopher Lee sent Jackson a photograph of him in a wizard's costume, wanting to play Gandalf, but Jackson decided he would be a perfect Saruman, instead. The first, The Fellowship of the Ring, was released on 24 March 2014. 77, and Orlando Bloom's portrayal of Legolas ranking No. No sweat. The case was resolved out of court in 2008. a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc., commands the Isildur of Gondor severs Sauron's finger and the Ring with it, thereby vanquishing Sauron and returning him to spirit form.  When New Line took over, they suggested Christopher Plummer or Sean Connery for the part (both declined), and put a veto against Richard Harris when his name came up. Tourism in New Zealand is up, possibly due to its exposure in the series, with the country's tourism industry waking up to an audience's familiarity. King ™ on June 28, all beginning at 7:00 p.m. local time. Several Tolkien-esque fantasy films were produced at the time, as well, including Boorman's Excalibur and Lucas' production of Willow. Meanwhile, Aragorn, heir in exile to the throne of Gondor, along with Legolas, Gimli, Boromir, Merry, Pippin, and the wizard Gandalf, unite to rally the Free Peoples of Middle-earth in the War of the Ring in order to aid Frodo by distracting Sauron's attention. However, Gandalf never arrives, having been taken prisoner by Saruman. However, what it did do was to make me want to read the book – if only to find out what happened! A shortened version opened in London, United Kingdom, in the summer of 2007. Every year the National Film Registry strikes a blow for the preservation of culturally significant films, singling out 25 to be saved from the ravages of time, and now the 2015 list is out. De drie films, die zich afspelen voor het verhaal van de The Lord of the Rings, zijn uitgekomen in 2012, 2013 en 2014. , Jackson began storyboarding and screenwriting the series with Christian Rivers, Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens in 1997 and assigned his crew to begin designing Middle-earth at the same time. Joined by Legolas and Gimli, Aragorn travels to the Dead Men's lair, pledging to release them from Isildur's undead curse should they come to Gondor's aid.  Jackson planned to advise the score for six weeks each year in London, though for The Two Towers he stayed for twelve. Aragorn frees the Dead Men from their curse. Minimum 15 minutes delayed. , Each film had the benefit of a full year of post-production time before its respective December release, often finishing in October–November, with the crew immediately going to work on the next film. the set of each production by Jackson and features in-depth Gandalf returns and warns Frodo to leave the Shire. " However, he did praise Jackson's special effects and, in 2015, even apologized for some of his remarks. The Lord of the Rings trilogy received widespread acclaim and is ranked among the greatest film trilogies ever made. Facing the threat of both Sauron and Saruman, Arwen's father, Lord Elrond, decides against keeping the Ring in Rivendell for long. Just as the Witch-king prepares to finish Théoden off, his niece Éowyn battles and manages to kill the Witch-king with Merry's help; Éowyn subsequently tends to Théoden afterwards and they bid each farewell before Théoden dies in front of his niece. ©2021 National CineMedia, LLC. rare Costa Botes documentaries. Screenplay and eight others.  Ahead of the films' release, he said he did not "understand it" but that he does "wish it to be a good movie." or email@example.comScoop  Jackson inquired whether it could be around four-hours in duration, but Miramax insisted on two hours, suggesting major cuts to the story, which Jackson refused. For other films based on, 2001–2003 fantasy films directed by Peter Jackson. Aragorn's army draws out Sauron's remaining forces and empties Mordor, allowing Frodo and Sam to reach the volcano, but Gollum attacks them just as they reach Mount Doom. As of 2007, the exhibition has travelled to seven other cities around the world. June. 4. They include: The Two Towers, The Return of the King, The Third Age, The Third Age (GBA), Tactics, The Battle for Middle-earth, The Battle for Middle-earth II, The Battle for Middle-earth II: The Rise of the Witch-king, The Lord of the Rings Online, Conquest, Aragorn's Quest, War in the North, Lego The Lord of the Rings, Guardians of Middle-earth, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, and pinball. series that can only be experienced on the big screen. Aragorn arrives at Helm's Deep and reveals that Saruman's army is close and Théoden must prepare for battle despite being vastly outnumbered. 14; The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers™ on June Elrond gives Aragorn Andúril, reforged from the shards of King Elendil's sword Narsil, so that Aragorn can reclaim his birthright and gain reinforcements from the ghostly Dead Men of Dunharrow. Most of the crew returned, as well, with Jackson directing, him and Walsh producing and Boyens co-writing. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. It was one of the biggest and most ambitious film projects ever undertaken, with a budget of $281 million.  Yvette Kisor considers that Jackson was unfaithful to many of Tolkien's details, but succeeded in achieving something of the same impact and feelings of providence, eucatastrophe, and interconnectedness. A large part of the original cast participated, including Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, Miranda Otto, John Rhys-Davies, Andy Serkis, Liv Tyler, Karl Urban, and Elijah Wood. behind-the-scenes film footage. In the Second Age of Middle-earth, the lords of Elves, Dwarves, and Men are given Rings of Power. A musical adaptation of the book was launched in Toronto, Canada, in 2006, but it closed after mostly poor reviews. Aragorn stops Théoden from executing Wormtongue, who flees. Gollum leads Frodo and Sam through the Dead Marshes to the Black Gate, but recommends they enter Mordor by another route. Home VideoRonnee Sass or Janet Keller, 818-977-6439 or firstname.lastname@example.org The cast and crew spent a day filming on the Turoa Ski Area, after significant planning with the Department of Conservation and the local Maori. ", Commentators have compared Jackson's film trilogy with Tolkien's written work, remarking that while both have been extremely successful commercially, they differ in many respects. high-definition. The Return of the King, Director's Commentary. Arwen, an Elf and Strider's beloved, locates Strider and rescues Frodo, summoning flood-waters that sweep the Nazgûl away. Aragorn befriends Théoden's niece, Éowyn, who becomes infatuated with him. "The Lord of the Rings™ Extended Edition Trilogy is a visual Assuming someone will one day adapt it to a live-action film, Jackson read on some previous attempts to bring the piece to the screen. The only complete changes in the staff involved the change of gaffer, after Brian Bansgrove died between the trilogies, and stunt coordinator Glen Boswall replaced George Marshall Ruge who worked on Rings. The third film's end song, "Into the West", was a tribute to a young filmmaker Jackson and Walsh befriended named Cameron Duncan, who died of cancer in 2003. Data Provided by Refinitiv. The Lord of the Rings. Impressed by Frodo's resolve, Faramir releases them. The Lord of the Rings film trilogy is verified to be the currently highest grossing motion picture trilogy worldwide of all time, besting such other film franchises as the two Star Wars Trilogies and The Godfather. email@example.com Sixty years later, Bilbo celebrates his 111th birthday in the Shire, reuniting with his old friend, the wizard Gandalf the Grey. fellowship and ultimate sacrifice while enhancing the chaos and Age of heroes!The Lord of the Rings 3 - The Return of the King , Warner Bros. released the trilogy's theatrical versions on Blu-ray in a boxed set on 6 April 2010. from 11 October 1999 until 22 December 2000, biggest and most ambitious film projects ever undertaken, greatest and most influential film series ever made, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Production of The Lord of the Rings film series, New Zealand's conservation areas and national parks, Music of The Lord of the Rings film series, The Fellowship of the Ring: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, The Two Towers: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, The Return of the King: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association: Top 10 Films, an animated film based on the first half of the trilogy, List of accolades received by The Lord of the Rings film series, Academy Award for Scientific and Engineering Award, Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, The Lord of the Rings Motion Picture Trilogy: The Exhibition, The Battle for Middle-earth II: The Rise of the Witch-king, "Peter Jackson Rebukes Harvey Weinstein's Denial On Ashley Judd & Mira Sorvino", "Ian McKellen talks on Gandalf's last day", "Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit trilogies (Peter Jackson 1999–2011)", "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring", "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King", "Peter Jackson, as quoted at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, on February 6, 2004", "20 QUESTIONS WITH PETER JACKSON – PART 2", "Peter Jackson interview with Charlie Rose, 2002", "Philippa Boyens interview in Comic-Con, 2014", "Peter Jackson interview on Charile Rose, 2002", "Film Crew Embarks on Tolkien Adventures", "Peter Jackson Talks THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY, Coming on When Guillermo del Toro Left, and Post-Converting LORD OF THE RINGS to 3D", "ARRI Newsletter: Andrew Lesnie at the 2004 Berlinale", "Randy Cook Speaks Out On "Digital Makeup, "Episode 119: Peter Jackson & Philippa Boyens On The Music Of Mortal Engines & Lord Of The Rings", "Lord of the Rings voted 'best movie soundtrack, "Lord of the Rings News | LoTR movie internet trailer preview", "MovieWeb.com's News for 23 September 2003, last retrieved on 5 August 2006", "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)", "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)", "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)", "Director of Lord of the Rings says he is still owed $100m", "Lord of the Rings set to become the most expensive TV show of all time", "The Hobbit 'could be most expensive film ever made, "Will The Multi-Million Dollar Budget Of 'The Hobbit' Pay Off? 2010, over 675 million patrons attended movies shown in theaters elves, dwarves and the rest of Middle-earth's creatures and cultures. special effects and a strong emotional center; capturing the enduring London Voices, the London Oratory School Schola boy choir, and many artists such as Ben Del Maestro, Sheila Chandra, Enya, Renée Fleming, James Galway, Annie Lennox and Emilíana Torrini contributed.  He hadn't watched the Rankin and Bass TV Specials. The films feature an ensemble cast including Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Christopher Lee, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Andy Serkis, and Sean Bean. , However, as the scripts took shape, it became clear that the budget required would exceed Miramax's capabilities. In Fangorn, Merry and Pippin meet Treebeard, an Ent. Jackson wanted realistic designs in the style of historical epics rather than fantasy films, citing Braveheart as an inspiration:, "It might be clearer if I described it as an historical film. At dawn, as the defenders are overwhelmed, Gandalf and Éomer arrive with the Rohirrim, turning the tide of the battle. U.S. consumers in movie theaters, online and through mobile technology. With Sauron's first defeat, the Third Age of Middle-earth begins. Gandalf is left to defend the city against the Orc army, led by Gothmog. Jackson has since founded his own film production company, Wingnut Films, as well as Wingnut Interactive, a video game company. Additionally, members of the production crew won the Academy Award for Technical Achievement for the rendering of skin textures on creatures on The Return of the King, and Stephen Regelous won the Academy Award for Scientific and Engineering Award for the design and development of MASSIVE, "the autonomous agent animation system used for the battle sequences in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. The Lord of the Rings Movies. Making these films was a great experience and I'm On 31 May 2020, through his YouTube channel, actor Josh Gad aired a virtual cast reunion via Zoom as the fourth episode of the web series Reunited Apart, a charity fundraising effort during the COVID-19 pandemic, with The Lord of the Rings reunion supporting Share Our Strength's campaign called "No Kid Hungry". The surviving Uruk-hai flee into Fangorn Forest and are killed by the Ents. In 1976, UA passed the rights to The Lord of the Rings (and a part of the rights to The Hobbit) to Fantasy Films. introductions to each film from Jackson, which were captured on the set  Bakshi further blamed Jackson for not acknowledging the influence that the animated film had on him, saying (falsely) that he denied having seen Bakshi's film at all until being forced to mention him, at which point (according to Bakshi) he mentioned Bakshi's influence "only once" as "PR bolony. 21; and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the In particular, performances from Ian McKellen, Sean Astin, Sean Bea… Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring™ on June advertising network covers 170 Designated Market Areas® (49 of the top The Witch-king and his forces strike and overwhelm Osgiliath, forcing Faramir and his garrison to retreat to Minas Tirith. The 2001 animated film was one of several films to be inducted this year into the National Film Registry. The NCM He rides there to warn Gondor's steward Denethor, taking Pippin with him. Davies was recast as Gimli, instead of Billy Connolly (later cast as Dain), Robert Trebor and Timothy Spall. Frodo attacks Gollum in an attempt to reclaim the Ring, and in the ensuing struggle they both fall off the ledge. or www.fathomevents.com. , Weta Digital developed new technologies to allow for the groundbreaking digital effects required for the trilogy, including the development of the MASSIVE software to generate intelligent crowds for battle scenes, and advancing the art of motion capture, which was used on bipedal creatures like the Cave Troll or Gollum. Cinema Network and NCM Complete National Film Registry Listing. However, the films did manage to add another seven Academy Award nominations to the series' tally, to an overall 37, and another win for the Scientific and Engineering Award, resulting in the most nominations and wins for a six-part series.  The films, along with those of the The Hobbit trilogy, were remastered to give all six films a more consistent colour treatment. The Fellowship of the Ring sets off over the mountain Caradhras, but Saruman summons a storm that forces them to travel through the Mines of Moria. He retreats into the Misty Mountains as the Ring twists his body and mind until he becomes the creature Gollum. presentations of the extended editions that have been remastered for , At the time that Bakshi's film aired, a teenager Peter Jackson hadn't read the book, but "heard the name", and went to see the film: "I liked the early part – it had some quaint sequences in Hobbiton, a creepy encounter with the Black Rider on the road, and a few quite good battle scenes – but then, about half way through, the storytelling became very disjointed and disorientating and I really didn't understand what was going on.  At one point, Jackson even considered reintroducing Tom Bombadil in a cameo. A Nazgûl nearly captures Frodo, who falls under the ring's power and momentarily attacks Sam, who reminds him that they are fighting for the good still left in Middle-earth.  Jackson, Walsh and Boyens compiled a casting wishlist, which included Cate Blanchett for Galadriel and Ian Holm for Bilbo. The Lord of the Rings™ Motion Picture Trilogy Extended Edition Event will appear in nearly 500 movie theaters across the country via the new digital cinema projection systems. The following is a list of cast members who voiced or portrayed characters appearing in the extended version of the films. Learning of the One Ring, Faramir takes his captives to Gondor to bring the ring to his father Denethor. Isildur is later killed by Orcs and the Ring is lost in a river for 2,500 years until it is found by Gollum, who owns it for five centuries. The Lord of the Rings™ Trilogy Remastered Extended Edition Films Hit the Big Screen for Cinema Event Series Featuring Exclusive Introductions by Peter Jackson. Bilbo reveals that he intends to leave the Shire for one last adventure, and he leaves his inheritance, including the Ring, to his nephew Frodo. Entertainment, HBO Video and New Line Cinema. He was also finally given a chance to remake King Kong in 2005. She takes him to Rivendell, where he is healed by the Elves. There were as many as nine individual units filming in the remotest and scenic areas. in 162 Designated Market Areas® (all of the top 50). The hobbits begin climbing a stair carved in the cliff face that leads to a secret tunnel into Mordor, unaware that Gollum plans to kill them and take the Ring. with all-new introductions to each event by Jackson, the exceptional At New Line's request, animation supervisor Jim Rygiel replaced Weta Digital's Mark Stetson. Frodo continues on, but Shelob discovers, paralyses, and binds him. " Arthur Rankin said Jackson was making "marvellous films.". Gollum tricks him into venturing into the lair of the giant spider Shelob. Fiordland National Park. Shore visited the set in 1999, and composed a version of the Shire theme and Frodo's Theme before Jackson began shooting. To allow the story to be clearer for viewers, Jackson takes a more chronological approach to the story than Tolkien did. The release of the films saw a surge of interest in The Lord of the Rings and Tolkien's other works, vastly increasing his impact on popular culture. 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