Twitchy Voice. "the most subversive movie released nationwide since Fahrenheit 9/11",[75] Sexton went on to interpret the film as a critique on the free enterprise system. (PierrickCanalFamille Version) - Part 2 The Crime Scene/Timothy Q. Red manages to free herself, and escapes with Granny, while the police, who have been redirected by Twitchy, are waiting at the bottom of the mountain to arrest Boingo and his henchmen. Verushka is the (former) secondary antagonist of Hoodwinked Too! They have blonde hair. : 3 Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. I realize that there were other independently-funded projects being done at the same time, but ... we were the first ... the first kind of a new model and a new way of making an animated film. Hood vs. She determined that they would have to find greater success in independent filmmaking before anyone would take interest in them and introduced the three to Maurice Kanbar, a successful entrepreneur who had made a minor investment in Chillicothe. The children are being held prisoner by a wicked witch (Joan Cusack). Hood vs. I'll be real honest, there are many, many shots that I wince at when I see them, because it's not my standard of excellence. In the first film, Red has a longing to leave the Big Bad Forest, which she has called home. Owing to legal disputes, the CD was pulled off of the market a month after its release[44] In Hoodwinked!, Twitchy is first seen in Wolf's version of the story leading up to the incident in which Wolf tricked Red into thinking he is her grandmother, but in reality, Granny was all tied up in her closet. (PierrickCanalFamille Version) - Part 3 Wanda Li's Story (Part 1)/Sir Kay Hoodwinked! Todd played Sandwich Man, Leech played both Det. Bill Hader and Amy Poehler as Hansel and Gretel, the anatogonist from the last film, now forced to join forces with Red and Goldie, mostly because of Hansel's crush on Goldie. The Fellowship of the Hood is a 2018computer-animated family action comedy film and the third installment in the Hoodwinked! [82], The film was a financial failure, earning $16.9 million worldwide; only about half of its budget. I know they could be better, but there comes a time at the end of the day where we just had to give up on some things. Twitchy. After his schnitzel truck was robbed by the Goody Bandit, he was consoled by Boingo, and then received a callback for the commercial. Although Burr had given Hoodwinked! The Hero: She is the main heroine of the Hoodwinked story. The Weinstein Company did not sign on as the film's distributor until near the end of production, and while the company had many roles recast, it otherwise made few changes to the film. Incarnations View all 2 versions of Twitchy on BTVA. Twitchy voiced by Cory Edwards and 4 others . "Top of the Woods" was sung by Andy Dick and was originally composed to be slow-paced. The Wolf, to the surprise of many at the crime scene, is an investigative reporter. Once the race started, Granny was attacked by the opposing team. Granny goes after Red, with Boingo and his henchmen in pursuit. writing, "I thought Hoodwinked! go twitchy!!! He had been a friend of the Edwards brothers since childhood and Cory's short film Wobots had been produced through his animation studio Live Bait Productions. Possibly inspired by Shrek, the movie is an Urban Fantasy retelling, using a Rashomon-style interrogation set-up to tell the story, with Alternate Character Interpretation for all of the tale's characters.. Though a distribution offer was made by DreamWorks, it was turned down as the filmmakers did not feel that it was a good deal. Structurally, it borrows from the films Rashomon and The Usual Suspects, as well as frequently intertwining various plots, a method popularized by Quentin Tarantino's cult film Pulp Fiction. Calling Hoodwinked! Maybe a chai tea latte book. He also cited concerns over being confined to animation, and stated that he felt it would be a lateral move to direct a sequel to his first film as his second film. Evil. 1 Appearance 2 Personality 3 Hoodwinked Too! My feeling is, you get two or three names on that poster, you're fine. An attempt was made to distance the film from Shrek and other similar themed films that had been recently released, by excluding magic, wizards, and fairies from the film. So to hear critics and people on the internet, like, ranting about it, we all want to yell back and go, "We know! They're largely comic, and they don't show real-life consequences or characters being hurt. [56] Jami Bernard of the New York Daily News suggested that timelessness is a necessary component of an animated classic, and faulted the film for its attempt to be hip and current. Chief Grizzly voiced by Xzibit and 5 others . When Twitchy is using the spotlight when underground with the wolf, they fall in a hole and all you see is Twitchys spotlight which h moves around. Evil. "Runaway" was written by Joshua J. Greene, a friend of the Edwards brothers, who also provided the voice of Jimmy Lizard in the film. Little Red Riding Hood: A classic story, but there's more to every tale than meets the eye. Boingo the Bunny, Granny, the Wolf, Twitchy, and the Goat remain the same. Apple threatens to kick Parler out of the App Store; UPDATE: Parler suspended from Google Play Store, SIREN: Twitter has permanently suspended Donald Trump, WATCH: Grandmother of WV Delegate Derrick Evans appears to blame President Trump for his arrest, Tariq Nasheed just got a 'violent suspected white supremacist' fired from Toyota for pulling a black woman out of harm's way at LA protest, WTF is going on here?! Where he was supposed to yell, he'd be laughing. And the fact that the film is successful in spite of that is really cool, because it basically says to the industry, not to continue to make poorly animated films, but to say, "Look at what the story and the charming characters did; they were able to surpass the bad animation and the technical problem.". Violence: Scenes feature hand-to-hand combat, flame blasting weapons, scary giants and characters that are crushed. Hood vs. Red Puckett voiced by Anne Hathaway and 2 others . grossed $16,879,402 in 2,394 theaters in the United States, ranking No. But one of the film's most memorable characters is Twitchy, who is brilliantly voiced by director Cory Edwards. You probably know the story. Movie: Hoodwinked! Detective Nicky Flippers (David Ogden Stiers) questions everyone involved about the events leading up to the incident. [14][41][42][43], The Weinsteins had recently left the Walt Disney Company and according to Cory Edwards, they "loved the idea of picking up an animated film and giving Disney a run for their money. It contains scenes that might scare children under seven, as well as violence and language that younger children might copy. Little Red Riding Hood (Anne Hathaway) arrives at her grandmother's house, where the Big Bad Wolf (Patrick Warburton) has disguised himself as Red's Granny. "[7] Edwards contrasted the technically innovative, but critically panned 1986 film Howard the Duck with the simple, but beloved puppet character Kermit the Frog to illustrate to his crew the importance of well-written, likeable characters over technical quality. Koji Ochiai. Kevin Thomas of the Los Angeles Times gave it three and a half stars out of five calling it "high-energy, imaginative entertainment". [59] [79] In March 2007, Edwards announced that Mike Disa had been hired to direct the sequel and expressed enthusiasm over his involvement, saying that he "has a real passion for the film and a devotion to maintaining the Hoodwinked world. Evil is a 2011 American computer-animated 3D comedy film and the sequel to 2005's Hoodwinked!, directed by Mike Disa and released on April 29, 2011 by The Weinstein Company.The film was written by Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards and Tony Leech, who wrote and directed the previous Hoodwinked! Little Red Riding Hood, the Wolf, the Woodsman, and Granny all tell the police the events that led up to their encounter. Hoodwinked! Owen Gleiberman of Entertainment Weekly gave Hoodwinked! Finding it tedious to view the film's story told multiple times, he wrote that the film "slips into boredom. The film was a commercial success, earning over thirteen times its less-than-$8 million budget. "[61], Retrospectively, several critics noted that the film was considerably better than the 2007 computer-animated fairy tale parody film Happily N'Ever After. In his review for the Chicago Tribune, Michael Wilmington praised the film's voice cast, music, and script, and wrote, "it packs more verbal wit and surprise than the usual cartoon. Cory Edwards traveled to this studio a total of fifteen times over the course of the film's three-year production and has explained that although the house was located in an expensive part of Manila, the rent was no more than that of his two-bedroom apartment in Los Angeles. Poniewozik mentioned Hoodwinked! Hood vs. It might scare a younger set of kids, so, head's up to parents. In Hoodwinked Too! [12][25] however, intentionally deviated from the Shrek series in its style of humor and in certain plot elements. received mixed reviews from critics. Hoodwinked Too—Hood VS. Hoodwinked Three! "[41] The involvement of the Weinstein Company encouraged Kanbar enough to enlist Skywalker Sound. He suggested the possibility of producing an animated feature with them that would tell a familiar story with a twist, and gave them a month to come up with a story idea. Trending: 5,234th This Week. It sweetens the pot. Cory Edwards is the voice of Twitchy in Hoodwinked!, and Koji Ochiai is the Japanese voice. [49], In its opening four-day weekend, Hoodwinked! We went to great lengths to distance our film from Shrek's humor (and no, I don't think Shrek considers kids). When the Woodsman, named Kirk, is questioned, he explains that his appearance at Granny's house was pure happenstance. "Along with Tony, we were kind of a 'three headed monster,'" Cory explains. Hansel was voiced by Bill Hader (who also played Agent Haggard, Guy Gagnéand King Leonard Mudbeard), and Gretel was voiced by Amy Poehler. Marco … Due to the film's small budget, its animation was produced in the Philippines, with a less-realistic design inspired by stop motion films. For example: Hansel and Gretel are tied up and stuck in a large stock pot. Boingo voiced by Andy Dick and 2 others . He also commended the vocal performances for having a "zippy, brash energy that doesn't feel condescending". Cory Edwards expressed disappointment with the finished film, indicating that it was heavily altered from the original script and saying that it was "deflating to give this thing away and watch others run with it in ways I would not."[88]. and in February, Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards, and Tony Leech explained that although they would be writing the screenplay, they would not return to direct. [4][5] The film was nearly complete by the time that the Weinsteins became involved, and Edwards has stated that nothing was done by them to ruin "the original vision of the movie." "[54] Burr considered the film's surfaces poorly rendered and compared them to "Teletubbieland reupholstered with Naugahyde. Although they were given a great amount of creative control by their executive producer Maurice Kanbar,[7] their small budget kept them from making potentially beneficial changes to the story once production was underway. Hoodwinked Too! Due to their independent backgrounds, the animators were accustomed to working at fast paces, and despite their small numbers, each phase of production was able to be completed within a short period of time. A nationwide U.S. release was scheduled for Christmas Day, 2005, but it was moved to January 13, 2006 to avoid competition with other films released during the holiday season. I didn't want to say 'because Harvey made us.' There is no information about her parents or her having any siblings. [31] "[77] Cory Edwards wrote into the magazine, expressing his similar sentiments and writing, "As the writer-director of Hoodwinked, it may surprise you that I couldn't agree more with James Poniewozik's article. What at first seems to be an open-and-shut case becomes confused once the Wolf shares his side of the story. However, Red then challenged Moss to a fight. [12], The film's animation was created on Maya software, and in an effort to save costs, was produced in Manila, Philippines. The film features the voices of Anne Hathaway, Glenn Close, Jim Belushi, Patrick Warburton, Anthony Anderson, David Ogden Stiers, Xzibit, Chazz Palminteri and Andy Dick. Hoodwinked's writing is smart and clever from beginning to end. "[17] Prolific voice performers Tara Strong, David Ogden Stiers, and Tom Kenny were cast in multiple roles. Hood vs. But even if you ultimately reject their messages, old-school fairy tales are part of our cultural vocabulary. Road Runner, Rocky and Bullwinkle, and The Muppets have all been cited as inspirations for the film. "Glow" was written about the Edwards siblings' grandmother, Vera, who had died a few years earlier. Menu. The costs of computer-animation software had only recently decreased to a price that was accessible to more than just major studios, and according to producer David Lovegren, "Six or seven years ago, the idea of doing Hoodwinked! When Twitchy is using the spotlight when underground with the wolf, they fall in a hole and all you see is Twitchys spotlight which h moves around. opens with Happy Ever After (HEA) agents the Big Bad Wolf (voice of Patrick Warburton), Granny Puckett (Glen Close) and Twitchy (Cory Edwards) trying to rescue two children, Hansel (Bill Hader) and Gretel (Amy Poehler). "[55] Berardinelli felt that the fairy tale references were not as smartly done as in the first Shrek film,[54] while Bernard felt that Hoodwinked! Japeth can also remove his horns at will, and is always prepared (as the song "Be Prepared" suggests). One of the film Hoodwinked's most memorable characters is Twitchy, who is brilliantly voiced by director Cory Edwards. Granny tells the Big Bad Wolf that the children are going to become ‘baked goods’. was among the earliest computer-animated films to be completely independently funded. He is Red's arch-nemesis and the Evil Ski Team's leader and boss. Able to withstand the attack and win the race, she learned that the team had been hired by the Goody Bandit to eliminate her. [3], Hoodwinked! Cory Edwards as Twitchy (voice) Todd Edwards as Sandwich Man (voice) ... All is answered in “Hoodwinked”! She is Hansel and Gretel's former henchwoman and one of Granny's best friends and former arch-rival. Although much of the first film's cast returned for the sequel, Anne Hathaway was replaced by Hayden Panettiere in the role of Red and Jim Belushi was replaced by Martin Short in the role of Kirk, the Woodsman. Structurally, the film was inspired by non-linear crime dramas, such as Rashomon and Pulp Fiction. Menu. Hoodwinked Too! [2], As the producers gained greater confidence in the film however, larger name actors were brought in. Granny Puckett voiced by Glenn Close and 2 others . A few other animated films have followed this path, but not to the level of success that Hoodwinked was able to achieve. Cast . [10] Tony Leech, who had worked with the Edwards brothers on Chillicothe, was initially hired as an editor, but gained story input as well. He expressed disappointment about the amount of recasting however, saying, "At a certain point it became Recast-o-Rama, everybody got recast-happy. shenanigans. Flanderization: Though a bit rare in films (and almost unheard of in … 2 at the box office and averaging $7,050 per venue. Producer Katie Hooten explained that "CG in the past has been pushing the envelope to make things look more realistic, but Hoodwinked takes things back to where CG looks a lot more like a cartoon. The Edwards brothers, Leech, and producer Preston Stutzman all took on roles as well. film. Moss then laughed evilly and grew two extra arms hold… Todd Edwards related that "Money doesn't just buy you more talent and more machinery, it also buys you flexibility on a story level. Acknowledging the crudeness of the animation, he nonetheless praised the writing as "bold and funny" and wrote that the direction "displays admirable comic timing. Hoodwinked Too! Scenes Edit. He had always been a great admirer of animation and was impressed after being shown a direct-to-DVD computer-animated short film that Cory had made called Wobots. [26] Most of the cast reprised their roles, with the exceptions of Anne … Hood vs. Evil is rated PG by the MPAA for some mild rude humor, language and action. [The book flips open to a popup map. The scenes with Twitchy the squirel are recored in fast forward - if you play them at cca. (PierrickCanalFamille Version) - Part 2 The Crime Scene/Timothy Q. It retells the folktaleLittle Red Riding Hoodas a police investigation, using backstories to show multiple characters' points of view. Sen. Manchin ALREADY making Biden a liar for promising another round of stimulus checks if Dems won Senate, Whatever you do today, please don’t point out that this footage ‘of the Trump crime family […] gleefully partying’ during Capitol riots is fake news [video], Hello, 9-1-1? At Disney, if they don't like the third act, they just throw the whole thing out and re-animate the whole thing, even if it's finished ... We had no such luxury, and so in a way, you're watching our first version of the movie. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 72.3.45.3 15:28, 16 January 2008 (UTC) Before impact, the scene cuts to a close-up of Red's face. Critical reception to the film was varied; although its script and cast were praised by many reviews, its animation quality was heavily criticized. is a part. Hoodwinked! Montgomery and Stutzman were joined by Disney animation veteran David Lovegren as producers on the film,[7] and Cory's and Todd's sister Katie Hooten joined as an associate producer. (PierrickCanalFamille Version) - Part 4 Wanda Li's Story (Part 2) Meet Tigger :The True Story of Red Riding Hood) is a 2005 American computer-animated family action comedy film, produced by Blue Yonder Films with Kanbar Entertainment.The film was released on December 16, 2005. EVIL Once upon a time, there were four unlikely heroes. Red Riding Hood, her granny, the not so Big Bad Wolf, and an over-caffeinated squirrel called Twitchy. He felt that the characters looked plastic, considered the backgrounds dull, and wrote, "On more than one occasion, I thought I was watching something made for TV. [81], Kanbar Entertainment initially intended to finance production of the sequel independently as it had done with the first film, but entered into a co-financing agreement proposed by The Weinstein Company. After a certain point, I don't think you need more than two, three celebrities – give it to the voice actors. "[17] Andy Dick also joined the cast early on, to voice Boingo. "We all knew what movie we were making, and I trusted those guys to make creative calls when I couldn't be there." The three then moved to Los Angeles in pursuit of new opportunities, but did not find the amount of success that they had expected. Hood vs Evil is an animated comedy based on fairytale characters, targeted at primary school-age children and older. [21], Working out of Tony Leech's apartment, Cory Edwards sketched the film's storyboards, Todd Edwards wrote the script while simultaneously writing the songs, and Leech edited the story reel on his Mac computer. [41] As the film neared the end of production, it was screened at the Cannes Film Festival. "[74], In February 2006, author Timothy Sexton wrote an article titled "Hoodwinked: A Postmodern Examination of the Dangers of Runaway Capitalism" for Associated Content, in which he posited that Hoodwinked! has some scenes with animated violence and accidental harm. Before impact, the scene cuts to a close-up of Red's face. [23] Cory took on the role of Twitchy, and Pro Tools was used to speed up the recording of his dialogue by 50 percent. Sally did a great job.' is a 2005 film based on the Little Red Riding Hood folktale. It seems like the recent breakthroughs in computerized magic have bypassed the poor Edwards fellows, as it looks stuck somewhere in the 1970s, or maybe even earlier. Hoodwinked Too! McWilliams joined Jim Belushi to sing "The Schnitzel Song" and Painter asked his longtime friend Ben Folds to sing "Red is Blue", a selection strongly advocated for by Edwards. Evil, directed by Mike Disa, and written by the Edwards brothers and Leech, was released in 2011 to negative reviews and financial failure. Anne Hathaway replaced Tara Strong in the lead role of Red; Jim Belushi replaced David Ogden Stiers in the role of Kirk, the Woodsman; Anthony Anderson replaced Tony Leech in the role of Det. "[52] On Metacritic, it received a score of 45 out of 100, based on 29 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". Even as I was making the film, I asked myself the same question: Are we parodying something that kids should have the chance to experience first, 'un-parodied?' Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family Hoodwinked! [11][13] After Boingo sneaks into Granny's home and steals the Puckett family recipes, Red notices Boingo and follows him to his hideout at a cable car station. [9], Brothers Cory and Todd Edwards founded Blue Yonder Films after a number of years spent producing commercials and music videos in Tulsa. NBC News reveals shocking findings of recent study on transgender women athletes that 'will flip the science community on its head' Children might try to copy some of this violence. When compared to today's visual standards for animated films, Hoodwinked is far below the curve. [6] Patrick Warburton was the first celebrity actor to join the film and did so purely out of a love for the script. (PierrickCanalFamille Version) - Part 4 Wanda Li's Story (Part 2) Meet Tigger "[17] Sally Struthers was the original Granny for two years of the project. You can see her freeze up and give a startled glance to the camera while a tree can be seen shaking in the distance. Knowing ahead of time their inability to alter the film's script once animating had begun, an effort was made by the filmmakers to finalize the script as much as possible before the start of production, which is not a common practice for studio-produced animated films. [2] Despite these recastings, Tara Strong retained the much-smaller role of Zorra, David Ogden Stiers retained the role of Nicky Flippers, Tom Kenny retained the role of Tommy, and Tony Leech retained the role of Glen. Hoodwinked was this freak of nature that was made completely outside of the studio system and, thankfully, worked. Pick those three and then let's move on.' Hoodwinked - for some mild action and thematic elements. It is followed by 5 deleted and extended scenes… ‘Demonic’: Surely CNN will have something to say about their COVID19 hero Andrew Cuomo killing people now, right? It was produced independently by Blue Yonder Films with Kanbar Entertainment, directed and written by Cory Edwards, Todd Edwards, and Tony Leech, and produced by Katie Hooten, Maurice Kanbar, David K. Lovegren, Sue Bea Montgomery, and Preston Stutzman. [12] A few days after the brothers' initial meeting with Kanbar, Todd found inspiration in non-linear crime dramas, such as Rashomon, Pulp Fiction, Run Lola Run, and Memento and came up with the idea of telling the fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood as a police investigation, using multiple points of view. 1 Biography and Personality: 2 Hoodwinked! The camera zooms in, flies through the trees, and comes to rest on the front door of a cottage in a meadow] [A figure opens the front door] Red Puckett: Granny? 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The Three Little Pigs star as roly-poly police officers in the movie Earlier that day, she competed in a ski race, where Boingo was in attendance, supposedly as a fan of Granny's. [20] Hoodwinked Too! Unfortunately, the rescue doesn't go as planned. "[65] Gleiberman also noted the similarities between the film and Shrek, but he was positive in the comparison, feeling that its independent production gave the filmmakers "the freedom to follow their flakiest corkscrew whims. [24], The soundtrack was released in December 2005. Not wanting Red to be "boring" or "too innocent", she was patterned on James Dean and given the desire of leaving home to find her way in the world. It was a once-in-a-lifetime, seat-of-your-pants kind of thing that just barely came off. [46], Hoodwinked! ‘Hoodwinked Too!’ doesn’t come close to the magic of Pixar, lacking the character development needed to make the film truly memorable By: Roxana Hadadi The entire animated genre is living under Pixar’s shadow. [20] Cory Edwards later elaborated on this decision, explaining that he had a negative experience working with some of the first film's "key players" and felt that he had been poorly treated by them. Edwards expressed disappointment with the fact that the original actors would not get any credit for their improvisations in the film, which were copied by the replacement actors. It was first announced in January 2006[78] Granny Puckett voiced by Glenn Close and 2 ... Chief Grizzly voiced by Xzibit and 5 others . the superior of the two films,[67] and Lou Lumenick of the New York Post felt that the film was far wittier than Happily N'Ever After. Possibly inspired by Shrek, the movie is an Urban Fantasy retelling, using a Rashomon-style interrogation set-up to tell the story, with Alternate Character Interpretation for all of the tale's characters.. This was in part based on Cory Edwards' concerns over exposing children to the high level of cynicism often found in the genre. They decided to pick Hoodwinked! The police pursue Boingo in the wrong direction. Sue Bea Montgomery, who had served as an associate producer on Chillicothe, also tried to interest studios in working with them, but was met with indifference. received a one-week, limited release in Los Angeles on December 16, 2005 to qualify for Oscar consideration. Boingo is the main antagonist of the Hoodwinked franchise and the tertiary antagonist of Hoodwinked Too! Scenes Edit. [39] "Inspector Nicky Flippers Hoodwinked is an All CGI Cartoon movie released in 2005 that parodies the Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale. He is an old goat who claimed in the first film that 37 years ago, a mountain witch put a curse on him, forcing him to sing everything he says (although he can talk on some occasions). Our Hoodwinked poster has like a paragraph of names on it. Boingo is the main antagonist of the Hoodwinked franchise and the tertiary antagonist of Hoodwinked Too! The filmmakers were enthusiastic over Dick's angle on the character, and Todd Edwards said, "What we had written was kind of stock, to be honest, but Andy Dick, well, where he was supposed to laugh, he'd be crying. (PierrickCanalFamille Version) - Part 1 Once Upon a Time Hoodwinked! If you freeze the scene about midway down the drop, you will see that the Wolf and Twitchy are in the mine cart that goes by on the track Red's cart goes under. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a rating of 46%, based on 124 reviews. Upon arriving at her destination, Red found the Wolf already waiting in ambush. [12] The score was inspired by music from the 1960s and the soundtracks to Planet of the Apes, Dark Shadows, and The Untouchables have been cited as influences, as well as the works of Henry Mancini. It was re-released on iTunes in January 2010. Gleiberman and Churnin both felt that the character was one of the best parts of the film,[59][60] and Westbrook and Wilmington both described him as "a hoot". (alternatively styled Hoodwinked) is a 2005 American computer-animated musical comedy thriller film.It retells the folktale Little Red Riding Hood as a police investigation, using backstories to show multiple characters' points of view. Kirk is in fact an aspiring actor who was only trying out for the part of a woodsman in a commercial. The hyperactive squirrel is used sparingly throughout the film, stealing each scene he appears in. film. The Wolf and Kirk go undercover to distract Boingo, as Granny sneaks into Boingo's lair, but they are all soon found out and open conflict ensues. [40], —Cory Edwards, director of Hoodwinked!, on the recasting of Sally Struthers. He wants to do the sequel justice and he really gets what we're trying to do. 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