With Det Danske Filminstitut (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Innocents (2021)

117 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.0
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79 Metascore

During the bright Nordic summer, a group of children reveal their dark and mysterious powers when the adults aren't looking. In this original and gripping supernatural thriller, playtime takes a dangerous turn.

Director: Eskil Vogt | Stars: Rakel Lenora Fløttum, Alva Brynsmo Ramstad, Sam Ashraf, Mina Yasmin Bremseth Asheim

Votes: 7,827

2. Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama

6.9
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64 Metascore

A self-diagnosed nymphomaniac recounts her erotic experiences to the man who saved her after a beating.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Stacy Martin, Shia LaBeouf

Votes: 123,298 | Gross: $0.79M

3. The Hunt (2012)

R | 115 min | Drama

8.3
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77 Metascore

A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp, Lasse Fogelstrøm

Votes: 321,883 | Gross: $0.69M

4. Triangle of Sadness (2022)

147 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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66 Metascore

A cruise for the super-rich sinks thus leaving survivors, including a fashion model celebrity couple, trapped on an island.

Director: Ruben Östlund | Stars: Harris Dickinson, Charlbi Dean, Dolly De Leon, Zlatko Buric

Votes: 376

5. Another Round (2020)

Not Rated | 117 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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79 Metascore

Four high-school teachers consume alcohol on a daily basis to see how it affects their social and professional lives.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Magnus Millang, Lars Ranthe

Votes: 146,330

6. Vivarium (2019)

R | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.8
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64 Metascore

A young couple looking for the perfect home find themselves trapped in a mysterious labyrinth-like neighborhood of identical houses.

Director: Lorcan Finnegan | Stars: Imogen Poots, Danielle Ryan, Molly McCann, Jesse Eisenberg

Votes: 56,019

7. Queen of Hearts (2019)

NC-17 | 127 min | Drama

7.1
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67 Metascore

A successful lawyer jeopardizes her career and threatens to tear her family apart after engaging in an affair with her teenage stepson.

Director: May el-Toukhy | Stars: Trine Dyrholm, Gustav Lindh, Magnus Krepper, Liv Esmår Dannemann

Votes: 11,090

8. Antichrist (2009)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.5
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49 Metascore

A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage, but nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Storm Acheche Sahlstrøm

Votes: 125,593 | Gross: $0.40M

9. Melancholia (2011)

R | 135 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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80 Metascore

Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland, Alexander Skarsgård

Votes: 180,721 | Gross: $3.03M

10. Dogville (2003)

R | 178 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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60 Metascore

A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado community in exchange for labor, but when a search visits the town she finds out that their support has a price.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall, Harriet Andersson

Votes: 147,606 | Gross: $1.53M

11. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

R | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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76 Metascore

A journalist is aided by a young female hacker in his search for the killer of a woman who has been dead for forty years.

Director: Niels Arden Oplev | Stars: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Ewa Fröling, Lena Endre

Votes: 216,035 | Gross: $10.10M

12. Love Lessons (1995)

Unrated | 130 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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Malmö, Sweden during the Second World War. Stig is a 15 year old pupil on the verge of adulthood. Viola is 37 years old and his teacher. He is attracted by her beauty and maturity. She is ... See full summary »

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Johan Widerberg, Marika Lagercrantz, Tomas von Brömssen, Karin Huldt

Votes: 6,497

13. The Square (2017)

R | 151 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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73 Metascore

A prestigious Stockholm museum's chief art curator finds himself in times of both professional and personal crisis as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit.

Director: Ruben Östlund | Stars: Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West, Terry Notary

Votes: 63,086 | Gross: $1.50M

14. Flee (2021)

PG-13 | 89 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

7.9
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91 Metascore

FLEE tells the extraordinary true story of a man, Amin, on the verge of marriage which compels him to reveal his hidden past for the first time.

Director: Jonas Poher Rasmussen | Stars: Daniel Karimyar, Fardin Mijdzadeh, Milad Eskandari, Belal Faiz

Votes: 14,630

15. Sex (2020)

TV-MA | 15 min | Drama

6.0
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At a call center, Cathrine gives advice on sex and love, but is herself at a loss. After a kiss, she wants more from her colleague Selma. While her boyfriend Simon has lack of sexual drive. But what if that's not enough?

Stars: Asta Kamma August, Jonathan Bergholdt Jørgensen, Sara Fanta Traore, Kitt Maiken Mortensen

Votes: 379

16. Force Majeure (2014)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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87 Metascore

A family vacationing in the French Alps is confronted with a devastating avalanche.

Director: Ruben Östlund | Stars: Johannes Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Clara Wettergren, Vincent Wettergren

Votes: 54,502 | Gross: $1.36M

17. Dancer in the Dark (2000)

R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

7.9
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61 Metascore

An Eastern European US immigrant with a love for musicals has to cope with the gradual loss of her vision.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, Peter Stormare

Votes: 109,115 | Gross: $4.18M

18. Thelma (2017)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.0
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74 Metascore

A confused religious girl tries to deny her feelings for a female friend who's in love with her. This causes her suppressed subconsciously-controlled psychokinetic powers to reemerge with devastating results.

Director: Joachim Trier | Stars: Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins, Henrik Rafaelsen, Ellen Dorrit Petersen

Votes: 31,746 | Gross: $0.15M

19. Perfect Sense (2011)

R | 92 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.0
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55 Metascore

A chef and a scientist fall in love as an epidemic begins to rob people of their sensory perceptions.

Director: David Mackenzie | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Eva Green, Lauren Tempany, Connie Nielsen

Votes: 60,027 | Gross: $0.00M

20. Border (2018)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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75 Metascore

A customs officer who can smell fear develops an unusual attraction to a strange traveler while aiding a police investigation which will call into question her entire existence.

Director: Ali Abbasi | Stars: Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff, Jörgen Thorsson, Ann Petrén

Votes: 29,268 | Gross: $0.77M

21. The Kingdom (1994–2022)

TV-MA | 561 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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Doctors at an ultramodern hospital in Denmark become convinced, by way of weird, inexplicable happenings, that the place is haunted.

Stars: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Ghita Nørby, Søren Pilmark

Votes: 17,967 | Gross: $0.09M

22. Valhalla Rising (2009)

Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.0
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61 Metascore

Forced for some time to be a fighting slave, a pagan warrior escapes his captors with a boy and joins a group of Crusaders on their quest to the Holy Land.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Maarten Stevenson, Alexander Morton, Stewart Porter

Votes: 60,056 | Gross: $0.02M

23. Breaking the Waves (1996)

R | 159 min | Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Katrin Cartlidge, Jean-Marc Barr

Votes: 66,537 | Gross: $4.04M

24. A Royal Affair (2012)

R | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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73 Metascore

A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever.

Director: Nikolaj Arcel | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Mads Mikkelsen, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Trine Dyrholm

Votes: 47,403 | Gross: $1.55M

25. The Salvation (2014)

R | 92 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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64 Metascore

In 1870s America, the fury of a notorious gang leader is unleashed when a peaceful American settler avenges the death of his family. Then as his cowardly fellow townspeople betray him, he is forced to hunt down the outlaws alone.

Director: Kristian Levring | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Eric Cantona

Votes: 39,254 | Gross: $0.01M

26. Lilya 4-Ever (2002)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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82 Metascore

Sixteen-year-old Lilja and her only friend, the young boy Volodja, live in Russia, fantasizing about a better life. One day, Lilja falls in love with Andrej, who is going to Sweden, and invites Lilja to come along and start a new life.

Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Oksana Akinshina, Artyom Bogucharskiy, Pavel Ponomaryov, Lyubov Agapova

Votes: 45,470 | Gross: $0.18M

27. The Guilty (2018)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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83 Metascore

A police officer assigned alarm dispatch duty enters a race against time when he answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman.

Director: Gustav Möller | Stars: Jakob Cedergren, Jessica Dinnage, Omar Shargawi, Johan Gotthardt Olsen

Votes: 57,759 | Gross: $0.21M

28. Show Me Love (1998)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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73 Metascore

Two teenage girls in small-town Sweden. Elin is beautiful, popular, and bored with life. Agnes is friendless, sad, and secretly in love with Elin.

Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Alexandra Dahlström, Rebecka Liljeberg, Erica Carlson, Mathias Rust

Votes: 52,222 | Gross: $0.17M

29. The Act of Killing (2012)

Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

8.2
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91 Metascore

A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.

Directors: Joshua Oppenheimer, Anonymous, Christine Cynn | Stars: Anwar Congo, Herman Koto, Syamsul Arifin, Ibrahim Sinik

Votes: 37,887 | Gross: $0.49M

30. The House of the Spirits (1993)

R | 140 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A rancher, his clairvoyant wife, and their family face turbulent years in South America in this adaptation of Isabel Allende's best-seller.

Director: Bille August | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Meryl Streep, Maria Conchita Alonso, António Assunção

Votes: 22,887 | Gross: $6.27M

31. Wild Men (2021)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy

6.7
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71 Metascore

In a desperate attempt to cure his midlife crisis, Martin has fled his family to live high up in the Norwegian mountains. Hunting and gathering like his ancestors did thousands of years ago.

Director: Thomas Daneskov | Stars: Rasmus Bjerg, Zaki Youssef, Bjørn Sundquist, Sofie Gråbøl

Votes: 722

32. Manderlay (2005)

Not Rated | 139 min | Drama

7.2
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46 Metascore

A story of slavery, set in the southern U.S. in the 1930s.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Bryce Dallas Howard, Isaach De Bankolé, Danny Glover, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 23,648 | Gross: $0.08M

33. The Kindness of Strangers (2019)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama

6.4
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32 Metascore

The story of people whose lives intertwine during a dramatic winter in New York City.

Director: Lone Scherfig | Stars: Zoe Kazan, Esben Smed, Jack Fulton, Finlay Wojtak-Hissong

Votes: 3,795

34. Wildland (2020)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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76 Metascore

Ida moves in with her aunt and cousins after the tragic death of her mother in a car accident. The home is filled with love, but outside of the home, the family leads a violent and criminal life.

Director: Jeanette Nordahl | Stars: Sandra Guldberg Kampp, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Joachim Fjelstrup, Elliott Crosset Hove

Votes: 1,551

35. Babette's Feast (1987)

G | 103 min | Drama

7.8
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78 Metascore

During the late 19th century, a strict religious community in a Danish village takes in a French refugee from the Franco-Prussian War as a servant to the late pastor's daughters.

Director: Gabriel Axel | Stars: Stéphane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Birgitte Federspiel, Jarl Kulle

Votes: 20,071 | Gross: $4.40M

36. Journal 64 (2018)

Not Rated | 119 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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A series of mysterious disappearances in 2006 are eerily connected to the same institution.

Director: Christoffer Boe | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Fares Fares, Johanne Louise Schmidt, Søren Pilmark

Votes: 16,391

37. After the Wedding (2006)

R | 120 min | Drama

7.7
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78 Metascore

A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rolf Lassgård, Neeral Mulchandani

Votes: 34,583 | Gross: $0.41M

38. Midsommer (2003)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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Christian's sister commits suicide. Why? After his 4 friends graduate secondary school, they head off to a Swedish cabin for midsummer as previous years. Strange things happen. Is it his sister's spirit?

Director: Carsten Myllerup | Stars: Kristian Leth, Laura Christensen, Tuva Novotny, Jon Lange

Votes: 2,728

39. Louder Than Bombs (2015)

R | 109 min | Drama

6.6
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70 Metascore

The fractious family of a father and his two sons confront their different feelings and memories of their deceased wife and mother, a famed war photographer.

Director: Joachim Trier | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Gabriel Byrne, Isabelle Huppert, Devin Druid

Votes: 13,209 | Gross: $0.16M

40. Margrete: Queen of the North (2021)

Unrated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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68 Metascore

1402. Queen Margrete is ruling Sweden, Norway and Denmark through her adopted son, Erik. But a conspiracy is in the making and Margrete finds herself in an impossible dilemma that could shatter her life's work: the Kalmar Union.

Director: Charlotte Sieling | Stars: Trine Dyrholm, Søren Malling, Morten Hee Andersen, Jakob Oftebro

Votes: 1,323

41. Ambulance (2005)

Not Rated | 80 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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Two brothers commit a robbery out of desperation. However, when it all goes wrong they decide to steal an ambulance, but they soon realize that they are not alone.

Director: Laurits Munch-Petersen | Stars: Paw Henriksen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Helle Fagralid, Torbjørn Hummel

Votes: 1,427

42. Enforcement (2020)

Not Rated | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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64 Metascore

Jens and Mike, two police officers on routine patrol, find themselves trapped in a maze of buildings when unrest spreads.

Directors: Frederik Louis Hviid, Anders Ølholm | Stars: Jacob Lohmann, Simon Sears, Tarek Zayat, Dulfi Al-Jabouri

Votes: 5,703

43. Millennium (2010)

Not Rated | 540 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

8.3
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The adventures of journalist Mikael Blomkvist and hacker Lisbeth Salander.

Stars: Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist, Lena Endre, Sofia Ledarp

Votes: 9,475

44. Adam's Apples (2005)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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51 Metascore

A neo-Nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devoted minister.

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Mads Mikkelsen, Nicolas Bro, Paprika Steen

Votes: 50,444 | Gross: $0.00M

45. Department Q: The Absent One (2014)

Not Rated | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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61 Metascore

The murder of young twins initially implicates a group of upper class students as the killers, though the case takes a turn or two from its starting point.

Director: Mikkel Nørgaard | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Fares Fares, Pilou Asbæk, David Dencik

Votes: 23,538

46. Royal Deceit (1994)

R | 107 min | Adventure, Drama

5.5
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An old Norse legend of revenge, power and human spirit, that subsequently inspired William Shakespeare on his tragedy - Hamlet.

Director: Gabriel Axel | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Helen Mirren, Christian Bale, Brian Cox

Votes: 2,255

47. Metropia (2009)

TV-14 | 86 min | Animation, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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47 Metascore

A complex story of a misaligned man, though good intent, creating a nightmarish Dystopian existence.

Director: Tarik Saleh | Stars: Vincent Gallo, Juliette Lewis, Udo Kier, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 7,789

48. Holiday (I) (2018)

93 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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78 Metascore

A love triangle featuring the trophy girlfriend of a petty drug lord, caught up in a web of luxury and violence in a modern dark gangster tale set in the beautiful port city of Bodrum on the Turkish Riviera.

Director: Isabella Eklöf | Stars: Vic Carmen Sonne, Lai Yde, Thijs Römer, Yuval Segal

Votes: 4,055

49. Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith (2016)

Not Rated | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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Two intertwined cases linking the past with the present require the aid of Department Q to catch an elusive serial killer while time is running out.

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Fares Fares, Pål Sverre Hagen, Jacob Lohmann

Votes: 20,011

50. Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)

R | 139 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman, is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.

Director: Peter Flinth | Stars: Joakim Nätterqvist, Sofia Helin, Stellan Skarsgård, Michael Nyqvist

Votes: 22,218


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