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Made -- Two aspiring boxers, lifelong friends, get involved in a money-laundering scheme through a low-level organized crime group.


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Jon Favreau ... Bobby

Vince Vaughn ... Ricky
Joe Goossen ... Referee

Famke Janssen ... Jessica

Makenzie Vega ... Chloe
Jenteal ... Wendy (as Reanna Rossi)

Tom Morello ... Best Man

Jonathan Silverman ... Bachelor
Kimberley Davies ... Bartender (as Kimberly Davies)

Faizon Love ... Horrace
Elizabeth Barondes ... Wife
Gary Auerbach ... Husband
Bill Capizzi ... Arthur

Peter Falk ... Max

Vernon Vaughn ... Coach
Esta-Joy Peters ... Salesperson (as Esta Joy Peters)

Jennifer Bransford ... Flight Attendant

Vincent Pastore ... Jimmy
Jason Delgado ... Man on Phone

Sean Combs ... Ruiz

Leonardo Cimino ... Leo

Federico Castelluccio ... Doorman
Matt O'Dwyer ... Doorman #2
Jason Fabini ... Doorman #3

David O'Hara ... The Welshman (as David Patrick O'Hara)
Joan Favreau ... Zoo Lady

Jamie Harris ... Rogue
Tim Gallin ... Thug
Guy Washburn ... Chuck E. Cheese
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Danny A. Abeckaser ... Club Promoter (uncredited)
Michael Arturo ... Agent at Bachelor Party (uncredited)

Bud Cort ... Interior Decorator (uncredited)

Drea de Matteo ... Club Girl (uncredited)

Dustin Diamond ... Himself (uncredited)

Brian Donahue ... Westie (uncredited)

Jennifer Esposito ... Club Girl (uncredited)

Grandmaster Flash ... The Spa DJ (uncredited)

Jill Nicolini ... Feature (uncredited)

Sam Rockwell ... Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Bruce Smolanoff ... Irish Bar Thug (uncredited)

Brian Smyj ... Irish Thug (uncredited)
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Directed by
Jon Favreau 
Writing credits
Jon Favreau (written by)

Produced by
Peter Billingsley .... co-producer
Jon Favreau .... producer
John H. Starke .... executive producer (as John Starke)
Vince Vaughn .... producer
Original Music by
John O'Brien 
Lyle Workman 
Cinematography by
Christopher Doyle (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Curtiss Clayton 
Casting by
Howard Feuer 
Production Design by
Anne Stuhler 
Art Direction by
Roswell Hamrick 
Set Decoration by
Lisa Kent 
Costume Design by
Laura Jean Shannon 
Makeup Department
Colleen Callaghan .... key hairstylist
Kymbra Callaghan .... assistant makeup (as Kimber Callaghan)
Rose Chatterton .... additional hair
Judy Crown .... hairstylist: Los Angeles
Gertrude Holt .... additional hair
Sharon Ilson .... makeup artist
Stephen Kelley .... assistant makeup (as Steve Kelley)
Tonyia Verna .... makeup artist: Los Angeles (as Tanya Verna)
Production Management
Jay Cannold .... assistant unit production manager
Mark Eiges .... post-production supervisor
Michael Jackman .... unit production manager (as Michael A. Jackman)
J.K. Starke .... unit production manager
Bill Block .... executive in charge of production (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
T. Sean Ferguson .... second assistant director
John Gallagher .... first assistant director
Basil Grillo .... second second assistant director
Paul Byrne Prenderville .... second assistant director (as Paul Prenderville)
Scott Schaeffer .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Doug Anderson .... scenic
Danielle Berman .... decorator: Los Angeles
Jamie Boyce .... swing gang: Los Angeles
Holly Brand .... on-set dresser: Los Angeles
Russell Bullock .... stand-by scenic
Brian Buteau .... set dresser
Jason De Bari .... art department coordinator
Robert Dell .... lead scenic
Anthony Dimeo .... property master
Peter Falk .... charcoal drawings
David L. Glazer .... property master: Los Angeles (as David Glazer)
Tim Grimes .... assistant props (as Timothy Grimes)
John Jackson .... construction coordinator
Michael Leather .... additional swing (as Mike Leather)
Paul Linkogle .... leadman: Los Angeles
Kirk Morgan .... set dresser
Marilyn Morgan .... on-set dresser: Los Angeles
Tim Oravetz .... additional swing (as Tim Orevetz)
John J. Passanante .... stand-by painter: Los Angeles (as John Passanante)
Siena Porta .... scenic
Dave Reardon .... leadman
Pilar Reynaldo .... assistant property master: Los Angeles (as Pilar Reynoldo)
Paul Roer .... set dresser
Cathy Scorsese .... assistant property master (as Catherine Scorsese)
Jodi Tripi .... art department coordinator: Los Angeles
Tom Umholtz .... scenic
Chad Vachter .... swing gang: Los Angeles
Jimmy Williams .... swing
Will Alovis .... property master: Los Angeles additional shooting (uncredited)
Sound Department
Christopher S. Aud .... supervising sound editor (as Christopher Aud)
O.J. Connell III .... cable (as O.J. Connell)
Jeffrey Cranford .... assistant sound editor (as Jeff Cranford)
Gloria D'Alessandro .... dialogue editor
Laverne Dewberry .... adr recordist
Thom 'Coach' Ehle .... consultant: Dolby
David Lee Fein .... foley artist
Patrick J. Foley .... dialogue editor (as Patrick Foley)
Sandy Garcia .... foley recordist
Terry Garcia .... assistant sound editor
Wayne Heitman .... re-recording mixer
David L. Horton Jr. .... foley editor (as David H. Horton Jr.)
David Jobe .... foley mixer
Adam Johnston .... effects editor
Lee Lemont .... supervising adr editor
Tommy Louie .... boom operator
Mark Morrell .... assistant sound editor
Tom Nelson .... production sound mixer
Geoffrey Patterson .... production sound mixer: Los Angeles
Troy Porter .... adr mixer
Terry Rodman .... re-recording mixer
Katherine Rose .... foley artist (as Catherine Rose)
Thomas Thoms .... utility sound: Los Angeles (as Thomas P. Thoms)
Jeffrey A. Williams .... boom operator: Los Angeles (as Jeff Williams)
Greg Fry .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Eric Gotthelf .... adr mixer (uncredited)
John St. Denis .... adr recordist (uncredited)
David Werntz .... sound editor (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Will Cabin .... special effects
Steven Kirshoff .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Brad Moylan .... digital compositor: The Image Resolution, Inc. (uncredited)
Kevin Shawley .... digital artist (uncredited)
Lawrence Anderson .... stuntman
Peter Bucossi .... stunt coordinator
Brian Donahue .... stuntman
Ken Harris .... stuntman (as Kenneth Harris)
Jalil Jay Lynch .... stuntman (as Jalil Lynch)
John McLaughlin .... stuntman
John Patrick McLaughlin .... stuntman (as John McLaughlin)
Jimmy Nickerson .... stunt coordinator (as Jim Nickerson)
Mick O'Rourke .... stuntman
Michael Russo .... stuntman (as Mike Russo)
Keith Siglinger .... stuntman
Bruce Smolanoff .... stuntman
Brian Smyj .... stuntman
Mickey White .... stunt assistant coordinator
Jalil Jay Lynch .... stunt double: Sean 'Puffy' Combs (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
D. Anderson .... additional electrician
Solomon Arevalo .... rigging electric: Los Angeles
Will Arnot .... steadicam operator
Larry Banks .... camera operator
Edward C. Bartel II .... best boy electric: Los Angeles (as Ed Bartel)
Kelly Beaton .... generator operator
Sydney Brooks .... grip
Mike Butler .... rigging electric: Los Angeles
Joel Bystrom .... dolly grip: Los Angeles
Michael A. Chavez .... camera operator: Los Angeles (as Michael Chavez)
Patrick E. Christman .... key grip: Los Angeles
Barry Clint .... grip: Los Angeles
Joe Cucina .... hot head technician
Jeffrey A. Danielson .... best boy electric (as Jeff Danielson)
Jim Davies .... video playback
Steve Davis .... 24 frame playback: Los Angeles
Dan Denitto .... dolly grip
Andrea Dorman .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Richard Eliano .... additional operator
James J. Ferris .... electrician (as Jim Ferris)
Mike Fletcher .... grip: Los Angeles
Megan Forste .... first assistant camera: Los Angeles
Samuel G. Friedman .... electrician (as Samuel Friedman)
Daryl Furr .... electrician
Joseph E. Gallagher .... steadicam operator: Los Angeles (as Joseph Gallagher)
Martin Glover .... video playback: Los Angeles (as Martin J. Glover)
Jonathan Graham .... grip
Sandy Hays .... steadicam operator
Pedro Hernández .... best boy grip (as Pedro Hernandez)
Daniel Howie .... generator operator
Nils Johnson .... video assist
Keith Karidis .... best boy grip: Los Angeles
Mark La Bonge .... steadicam operator: Los Angeles (as Mark Labonge)
Greg Langham .... rigging electric: Los Angeles
Francis Leach .... electrician
David Lee .... still photographer
John Leonetti .... electrician: Los Angeles (as John T. Leonetti)
Giulio Magnolia .... camera intern
Gary Martone .... key grip
Mark McCarthy .... electrician: Los Angeles
Larry McConkey .... steadicam operator
Saade Mustafa .... electrician
Sean O'Brien .... grip
Sean J. O'Shea .... first assistant camera: Los Angeles (as Sean O'Shea)
Ralph Perri .... grip
Brett Peters .... steadicam assistant: Los Angeles
Geoffrey D. Pound .... grip
Malcolm A. Purnell .... second assistant camera: "b" camera (as Malcolm Purnell)
Joseph Quirk .... gaffer (as Joe Quirk)
Lance Rieck .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Chris Ryan .... generator operator
Christopher J. Ryan .... additional electrician
Rob Salviotti .... loader
Ku-Ling Siegel .... camera intern (as Kuling Choy Siegel)
Josh Sinkoski .... electrician: Los Angeles (as Josh Sinkosky)
Scott Smith .... film loader: Los Angeles
Don Southam .... loader
Lawrence Steinberg .... grip
John Stradling .... second assistant camera: Los Angeles (as John Strandling)
Chad Strohmayer .... electrician (as Chad Strohmeyer)
Sean Strong .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Justin Vancent .... grip
Marilou Vetter .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Glen Weinstein .... grip
Robert Witherspoon .... gaffer: Los Angeles (as Bobby Wotherspoon)
Robert Zuckerman .... still photographer: Los Angeles
Geoffrey D. Knoller .... best boy grip (uncredited)
Mike Simko .... grip (uncredited)
Casting Department
Patricia Kerrigan DiCerto .... casting associate (as Patricia Kerrigan)
Pete Sutton .... extras casting: Mountain Ash Company Inc., Los Angeles
Terri Douglas .... adr voice casting (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Katherine Banks .... additional wardrobe (as Kathy Banks)
Kevin Brainerd .... assistant costume designer
Stacy Foot .... costume production assistant: Los Angeles
Lynda Foote .... costume supervisor: Los Angeles
Pamela Kezal .... on-set costumer
Rachel Leek .... wardrobe coordinator (as Rachel J. Leek)
Catherine Liebig .... costumer: Los Angeles
Peter White .... wardrobe supervisor
Kanani Wolf .... set costumer: Los Angeles
Editorial Department
Bianca Arvin .... post-production coordinator
Dan Lebental .... additional editor
Bob McMillian .... color timer (as Bob McMillan)
Stephen Mirrione .... consultant (as Steve Mirrione)
Christopher Roth .... additional post-production
Roger Rudick .... post-production intern
Hilary Schroeder .... assistant editor
Bob Wenokur .... studio post-production representative (uncredited)
Music Department
Jeff Babko .... additional orchestration
Jeff Babko .... musician: keyboards, trombone
Stevie Blacke .... musician: violin, esraj (as Stevie Black)
Damon Booth .... music supervisor
Jason Brennan .... assistant mix engineer
Jon Button .... musician: upright bass
Shawn Davis .... musician: electric bass
Mike Elizondo .... musician: upright bass
Cleto Escobedo III .... musician: saxophone (as Cleto Escobedo)
Jon Favreau .... musician: additional ukulele
Chris Fogel .... score mixer
Robert Garrett .... music editor
Pete Giberga .... music supervisor
Mario Gonzalez .... musician: trumpet
Victor Indrizzo .... musician: drums
Daryl B. Kell .... music editor (as Daryl Kell)
John O'Brien .... musician: programming, vocals
Tollak Ollestad .... musician: harmonica (as Tollack Ollestad)
Toss Panos .... musician: drums
David Ralicke .... musician: flute
Sean Ricigliano .... music supervisor
Tim Riley .... music supervisor
Lyle Workman .... musician: guitars, ukulele
Transportation Department
Anthony J. Ardiolino .... driver: Los Angeles
Anthony Ardito .... driver: Los Angeles
Michael Canosa .... driver (as Mike Canosa)
Robert Collins .... driver
Bob Donavan .... driver (as Robert Donovan)
Robert Featherstone .... driver
Bob Gomala .... driver: Los Angeles
Ray Holmgren .... driver: Los Angeles
Edward Iacobelli Jr. .... driver
Edward Iacobelli .... teamster captain (as Edward Iacobelli Sr.)
Robert Johnson .... driver
Larry Katz .... driver
Robert Lapine .... driver
Richard Lengle .... driver: Los Angeles
Ron Lucas .... driver
Anthony M. Matarazza .... driver: Los Angeles
Larry Michael .... driver: Los Angeles (as J. Larry Michael)
Don Newman .... driver: Los Angeles
Joseph Paprota .... driver (as Joe Paprota)
Jim Petti .... driver: Los Angeles
Jonathan A. Rosenfeld .... transportation coordinator: Los Angeles
Robert Santoro .... driver: Los Angeles (as R. Santoro)
Brian Steagall .... transportation captain: Los Angeles
Brad Webert .... driver: Los Angeles
Mike Westra .... driver: Los Angeles (as Michael Westra)
Paul Wiener .... driver
Other crew
Alan Aguilar .... chef: Coast to Coast
Richard Akiva .... unit publicist
Becky Brake .... location manager: Los Angeles (as Rebecca Brake)
Michael Brewer .... location scout: Los Angeles
James Casper .... location scout
Jorge Castro .... additional set production assistant
R. Chris Cavaliere .... craft services: Los Angeles
Yolanda Chavarria .... assistant: Mr. Cranston
Karin Chien .... production coordinator
Kerry Clark .... parking coordinator
Chester Coleman .... on-set medic
Wendy Cox .... production coordinator: Los Angeles
Julia Cranston .... post-production accountant
Carey DePalma .... location assistant (as Carey De Palma)
André Devantier .... chef: Allstar Motion Picture Catering, Los Angeles (as Andre Devantier)
Lori Doherty .... script supervisor (as Lori T. Doherty)
Terri Douglas .... actor leader: The Loop Troop
Deb Dyer .... production accountant
Jacqueline English .... location assistant: Los Angeles
Kelli-Michelle Evans .... production office assistant: Los Angeles
Kevin M. Fahey .... production office assistant
Rodd Ferguson .... additional set production assistant
Rick Firkins .... catering: Allstar Motion Picture Catering, Los Angeles
Erin Gaynor .... assistant production coordinator: Los Angeles
Paul Harrison .... location manager: Los Angeles
Desmond Harvey .... craft service
Sam Huntington .... office intern
Annie U. Jacobsen .... helper: Allstar Motion Picture Catering, Los Angeles (as Annie Jacobsen)
Michael E. Jacobson .... production assistant: Los Angeles (as Michael Jacobson)
Robert Jellen .... insurance provided by: AON/Albert G. Ruben Insurance Services, Inc. (as Bob Jellen)
Adam Johnson .... additional set production assistant
Keith Jones .... production assistant: Los Angeles
Jean Kalanzi .... first assistant accountant
Laura Lee Kasten .... assistant location manager: Los Angeles
Keith Kastner .... production assistant
Dave Kasubowski .... craft services: Los Angeles (as David Kasubowski)
Eliza Khan .... office intern (as Eliza Kahn)
Nicole Klett .... assistant location manager (as Nikki Klett)
Jane Kelly Kosek .... assistant production coordinator
Christine LaFountaine .... production assistant: Los Angeles (as Christine Lafontaine)
Adam Levine .... location scout
Stephen Lippross .... assistant production accountant: Los Angeles (as Steve Lippross)
Thomas John McGowan .... set teacher: Los Angeles (as Tom McGowan)
Garett McIntosh .... additional set production assistant
Caitlin McKenna-Wilkinson .... actor leader: The Loop Troop (as Caitlin McKenna)
Chuck McWorther .... additional set production assistant (as Chuck McWhorter)
Julia Morgan .... additional set production assistant
Alfonso Nam .... office intern
Michael Nickodem .... location manager
Jesse Nye .... key set production assistant
Jennifer Ollman .... assistant: Jon Favreau
Matt Orefice .... production office assistant: Los Angeles (as Matthew Orefice)
Jeff Patterson .... chef: Allstar Motion Picture Catering, Los Angeles
Angie Popko .... production assistant: Los Angeles
Trudy Ramirez .... script supervisor: Los Angeles (as Trudy Ramirez-Gyatso)
Nicole Ray .... production secretary
Erik Reyes .... additional set production assistant
Caitlin Rinderer .... office intern
Andre Rivera .... production office assistant
Robert Ross .... helper: Allstar Motion Picture Catering, Los Angeles
Leslie Ryan .... production assistant
Mike Ryan .... set medic: Los Angeles
Elias Scoropanos .... location assistant
Kristian Sorge .... production assistant
John Staten .... key set production assistant
Jeffrey D. Stevens .... set medic: Los Angeles (as Jeffery Stevens)
Brian Studler .... location assistant: Los Angeles
Alan Summers .... additional set production assistant
Steven Carroll Whitaker .... location scout
Marc White .... craft service
Alex Wilson .... publicity associate
Keri Winters .... insurance provided by: AON/Albert G. Ruben Insurance Services, Inc.
Maureen Duffy .... completion guarantor: Film Finances (uncredited)
Marc C. Geschwind .... photo double: Jon Favreau (uncredited)
Andrew Golov .... studio executive (uncredited)
Rodrigo Guerrero .... production assistant (uncredited)
Andy Hernandez .... production assistant (uncredited)
Brian Lamia .... production assistant (uncredited)
Michalla Petersen .... voice-over artist (uncredited)
Timothy Scott Ralston .... studio projectionist (uncredited)
Jodi Tripi .... clearance coordinator: Los Angeles (uncredited)
Cathy Ziehl .... studio coordinator (uncredited)
Malinda Santa Ana .... special thanks: DOT (as Lt. Malinda Santa Ana)
Sgt. Balanes .... special thanks: DOT
Dori Brenner .... special thanks
Louise Dedeyne .... special thanks: Color Me Mine - Studio City, Ca.
Linda Denova .... special thanks: Reno Dominick & Associates
Phil Glazer .... special thanks: HSBC
Jim Greene .... special thanks: Beverly Hills Police Department (as Off. Jim Greene)
David Haddad .... special thanks
Bill Hale .... special thanks: Rocky Mountain Camera
Marvin Iannone .... special thanks: Beverly Hills Police Department (as Police Chief Iannone)
Tim Lenderman .... special thanks: Coach of Hollywood High School Football Program
Benita Miller .... special thanks: Beverly Hills Department of Communications and Marketing
Kim Moore-Mestas .... special thanks: Beverly Hills Department of Communications and Marketing
Martha Nevarez .... special thanks: LA Unified School District
Dick Postma .... special thanks: Los Angeles Police Department (as Capt. Dick Postma)
Bill Pritchard .... special thanks: Beverly Hills Police Department (as Sgt. Bill Pritchard)
Sgt. Raglan .... special thanks: DOT
Pat Scott .... special thanks: director of N.Y.C. Mayor's Office of Film Theatre, and Television
Dee Stanley .... special thanks: Los Angeles Police Department
Jodi Strong .... special thanks: EIDC
Thomas Struth .... acknowledgement: museum photograph "Louvre, Paris 2" by
Jason Teague .... special thanks
Dennis E. Tindall .... special thanks: Los Angeles Police Department (as Sgt. Dennis Tindall)
Mark Trompeter .... special thanks
Donna Washington .... special thanks: EIDC
Crew believed to be complete

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Rated R for pervasive language, some drug use and sexuality
95 min
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12 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
A very funny comedy...maybe, 4 September 2001

Jon Favreau's "Made" is an unusual film. It's ostensibly a comedy, and indeed a lot of it made me laugh hard. Still, when I thought about it later, I realized that I had not really seen a comedy at all. The situation isn't funny, the main character doesn't react to it in a funny way, and the resolution isn't played for laughs. What you get is a straight-laced, sometimes even rather flat kitchen-sink crime drama which Vince Vaughn grabs by the throat and, through the sheer force of his heroically obnoxious portrayal, turns into a bizarre sort of almost-comedy.

Jon Favreau is Bobby, a rather unskilled L.A. club fighter who makes his real living doing odd jobs for Max (a gravelly Peter Falk), the local small-time crime boss. Bobby lives with a stripper (Famke Janssen) who he bodyguards for, but one night a bachelor party guest puts his hands where they shouldn't go, and Bobby lays into him rough. Max is furious, but he likes Bobby, and gives him a chance to right his wrong. He must go to New York, rendezvous with big-cheese crime kingpin Ruiz (Sean "Puffy" Combs), and make some sort of ill-defined "drop". It might all go smoothly...if Ricky wasn't along for the ride.

Ricky is Vince Vaughn's character, and he's like a force of nature..if nature was obnoxious and pushy. He is not the sharpest cheese in the fridge, and he begins acting like a Mafia big shot even before they leave L.A., tormenting their stewardess with stupid questions. He bulldozes hotel valets, waitresses, club bouncers, and pick-ups with the sheer volcanic power of his boorishness, and most of it is actually really funny (not all of it; I actually started to feel bad for the stewardess). Vaughn proved his ability to play charmingly rude in "Swingers", still my pick for the best romantic comedy of the last decade. Here, it's like that film's Trent has been given a sharper suit, a mob expense account, and a small but definitely serious chip on his shoulder. Ricky is the reason "Made" is being called a comedy; he basically provides the picture's only laughs.

The other performers operate on various levels of reality. Favreau is more or less the film's lead character, but he's basically there just to play off Vaughn's disgraceful behavior and act indignant when Ricky gets them in another scrape. Falk is like a caricature of a too-powerful- too-long neighborhood kingpin. Janssen's character is played completely straight, and comes off as unlikable and rather depressing. Oddly enough, the only other actors in the film who really seem to be contributing a humorous atmosphere are Combs and Faizon Love, who plays the boys' liaison to Ruiz. Combs has a surprisingly versatile array of put-upon expressions, and Love's massive bulk and hostile bark of a voice work to scary-amusing effect.

Overall, though, Favreau seems a little shaky on what the tone of his film should be ("Swingers", written by Favreau but directed by Doug Liman, had a confidence that this picture never even approaches). There's lots of gritty hand-held camera from Hong Kong-based lensman Chris Doyle, and the sets' grungy low-rent atmosphere (even the hotels that are supposed to be nice look dark and a bit run-down) make it sometimes feel like we're watching a weird documentary rather than a fiction film, let alone a comedy. Favreau's dialogue is yet another "realistic" display that illustrates, if anyone had any doubts, that the f-word in and of itself is not a punchline. The film has a bummer of an ending followed by an out-of-nowhere epilogue that, quite frankly, I didn't understand.

I guess "Made" is what you'd call a human comedy, a picture where we're supposed to smile with recognition as we see characters not unlike ourselves who find themselves in unbelievable situations and try to deal with them just by being who they are. I'm usually not a big fan of this type of film. If you're calling it a comedy, I'd better be laughing. Still, Vaughn, Combs, and Love provide enough good moments that the picture is worth checking out at least once. Just don't expect "Swingers", and you should be all right.

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