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Roots: The Next Generations (1979)
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Roots: The Next Generations
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 840 min.
Style: thought provoking, epic, serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating, uplifting, touching, family saga
Plot: interracial relations, american civil war, discrimination, racism, war, injustice, righting the wronged, americana, hopes, society, life is a bitch, idealism, culture clash, innocence lost, political unrest, rebelliousness, social differences, family life, misfit, state affairs, family relations, generation, genealogy, generation gap, racial discrimination, struggle, interracial couple, racial tension, journey, parenthood, racial prejudice, white male black female relationship, class differences, ancestor, world war one, slavery, prejudice, reconstruction, civil war, whip, african american, compassion, world war two, college
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s, 1880s, 1960s
Place: africa, usa, tennessee, alabama
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Glory
Biography, Drama, History, War
USA
122 min.
 7.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and captivating films and TV series with plots including society, racism, interracial relations, hopes, life is a bitch, injustice and segregation themes mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like Roots: The Next Generations: Roots (1977), Amistad (1997), Glory (1989), Queen (1993), The Book of Negroes (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Roots
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 588 min.
Style: realistic, epic, emotional, captivating, serious, touching, intense, interesting, dramatic, factual, reflective, sincere, brutal, heartbreaking, talky, bleak, suspense, earnest, sad, thought provoking, uplifting, family saga, melancholic
Plot: slavery, racism, civil war, human spirit, american civil war, tragedy, freedom, childhood, race issues, segregation, mentor, brutality, runaway, destiny, redemption, culture clash, honest, storytelling, family, adaptation, survival, sacrifice, vengeance, women, genocide, catastrophe, secrets, social differences, courage, stereotypes, unlikely friendships, family history, transformation, prejudice, nudity (full frontal - brief), race, justice, sexualized violence, friendship, police investigation, chase, genealogy, captivity, plantation, injustice, hopes, society, life is a bitch, master and servant, escape attempt
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1820s, 1860s
Place: usa, africa, england, tennessee
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 7.3
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Amistad
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, uplifting, dramatic, serious, factual, compassionate, intense, sentimental, interesting, earnest, epic, brutal, heartbreaking, entertaining, captivating, talky
Plot: courtroom drama, slavery, rebellion, civil war, freedom, courtroom, idealism, justice, period piece, lawyer, genocide, courage, moral ambiguity, court, survival, destiny, jews, storytelling, injustice, catastrophe, mentor, adventure, politics, corruption, greed, american civil war, prejudice, holocaust, segregation, president, good versus evil, murder, beautiful scenery, brutality, happy ending, betrayal, revolution, dishonesty, space travel, sacrifice, humanity, culture clash, manipulation, tragedy, slave trade, mutiny, morality, nudity (full frontal - brief), guilt, historical figure
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1830s, 1840s
Place: usa, africa, england, cuba, spain
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System:   69%
    User:   74%
 
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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: epic, emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching, captivating, thought provoking, uplifting
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Time: 19th century, 60s, 20th century, 1860s, 1960s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
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Glory
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: epic, realistic, dramatic, serious, rough, intense, inspirational, sentimental, earnest, captivating, emotional, interesting, compassionate, suspense, touching, breathtaking, harsh, factual, sincere, talky, bleak, thought provoking, tense, brutal
Plot: american civil war, war, racism, military, civil war, slavery, prejudice, sacrifice, courage, interracial relations, race issues, segregation, runaway, mentor, freedom, storytelling, period piece, friendship, heroic mission, visceral, corruption, brutality, violence, dialogue, destiny, military life, culture clash, battle zone, tragedy, unlikely friendships, survival, wartime, justice, honest, weapons, beautiful scenery, idealism, ethnic conflict, battle, union soldier, confederate soldier, injustice, heroes, hopes, military uniform, rivalry, society, leadership, human spirit, battles
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: massachusetts, usa, south carolina, new england, boston
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Queen
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 282 min.
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking, uplifting, touching
Plot: american civil war, interracial relations, social differences, civil war, slavery, racism, slave, plantation, misfit, society, discrimination, injustice, fighting the system, americana, hopes, family relations, life is a bitch, miscegenation, generation, shawl, post civil war, struggle, social injustice, newborn baby, grandmother, white male black female relationship, wedding reception, head scarf, mistress, biracial, racial slur, skinny dipping, hugging, childbirth, baby girl, dinner, interracial romance, fight, learning to read, pregnancy, widow, punched in the stomach, swimming, african american, girl, loss of father, sex, death of father, crying, horse riding
Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era
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System:   56%
    User:   60%
 
The Book of Negroes
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 265 min.
Style: serious, disturbing, epic, emotional, realistic, stylized, captivating, thought provoking, uplifting
Plot: racism, injustice, society, black woman, american revolution, slavery, life is a bitch, master and servant, human spirit, kidnapping, confined, escapades, hopes, woman
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
 7.4
 218K
Lincoln
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 150 min.
Style: epic, talky, realistic, emotional, captivating, serious, dramatic, clever, factual, intense, interesting, earnest, cerebral, based on true events, gloomy, sentimental, breathtaking, reflective, melancholic, light, suspense, political drama, entertaining, compassionate, tense, scenic, touching
Plot: american civil war, war, politics, idealism, slavery, civil war, head of state, president, political, world politics, white house, period piece, leadership, segregation, assassination, cultural conflict, dialogue, storytelling, human spirit, corruption, courage, sacrifice, revolution, political corruption, mentor, honest, greed, emancipation, family conflict, battlefield, speech, catastrophe, culture clash, freedom, beautiful scenery, moral dilemma, runaway, justice, usa president, mutiny, genocide, tragedy, propaganda, interracial relations, destiny, betrayal, prejudice, life & death, adaptation, ethnic conflict
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c., california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
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Lee Daniels' The Butler
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, dramatic, factual, realistic, epic, disturbing, sentimental, gloomy, intense, inspirational, captivating, entertaining, thought provoking, earnest, melancholic, uplifting, bad ending, talky, reflective, interesting, propaganda film, harsh, twist ending, suspense
Plot: white house, president, segregation, slavery, politics, americana, political, racism, butler, civil rights, master and servant, mentor, race issues, revolution, courage, prejudice, culture clash, corruption, interracial relations, justice, propaganda, idealism, freedom, family, destiny, greed, survival, family bonds, sacrifice, discrimination, catastrophe, betrayal, redemption, storytelling, family drama, life & death, honest, father son relationship, assassination, world politics, brutality, secret service, workplace, happy ending, period piece, runaway, guilt, transformation, drinking, beautiful scenery
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, year 1961, year 2008, year 1957, 1960s, 1950s, 1920s
Place: usa, south africa, cuba, washington d.c.
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System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
 7.4
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Shenandoah
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, rough, realistic, compassionate, harsh, captivating, dramatic, scenic, sincere, reflective, tense, epic, earnest, factual, intense, humorous, heartbreaking, suspense
Plot: american civil war, war, vengeance, civil war, slavery, family drama, beautiful scenery, family, gunfight, interracial relations, weapons, culture clash, idealism, sacrifice, mentor, wartime, segregation, brutality, parents and children, countryside, runaway, widower, family bonds, period piece, ethnic conflict, society, parenthood, revenge, catastrophe, dysfunctional family, islam, family relations, children, prejudice, courage, tragedy, police investigation, race issues, redemption, single parent, dialogue, vietnam war, soldier, transformation, divorce, brothers, childhood, moral ambiguity, desert, justice
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: virginia, usa, england
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    User:   43%
 
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Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1860s, 1850s, victorian era
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Place: africa
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Time: 19th century, 1840s, 18th century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, new york, washington d.c.
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System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
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Wicked Spring
Genre: Drama, War, Western
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Duration: 102 min.
Style: emotional, serious, epic, realistic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking
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Time: 19th century, 1860s
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Sudie and Simpson
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: serious, touching, thought provoking, realistic, sentimental, sincere, emotional, uplifting
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System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
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Freedom Song
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Duration: 112 min.
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking, sincere, tense
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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
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Duration: 141 min.
Style: sincere, serious, factual, captivating, realistic, dramatic, thought provoking, inspirational, uplifting, emotional, touching, sentimental, light, clever, harsh, entertaining, earnest
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Time: 20th century, 1960s, 1990s, 1950s
Place: south africa, africa
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System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
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Mandela and de Klerk
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: sincere, serious, thought provoking, realistic, uplifting, disturbing, emotional, captivating, tense
Plot: discrimination, political unrest, racism, prison, injustice, righting the wronged, fighting the system, heroes, hopes, rebellion, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, head of state, false accusation, politics, against humanity, legal, house arrest, apartheid, congress
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: south africa, africa
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System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
Miss Evers' Boys
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, uplifting
Plot: dedicated lawyer, mentally challenged, uncover truth, war, human spirit, idealism, doctors and patients, interracial relations, racism, courtroom drama, social decay, injustice, fighting the system, against the odds, hopes, society, power relations, life is a bitch, legal, misfit, public health, talent contest, blood test, racial discrimination, syphilis, moonshine, schoolhouse, racial tension, sexually transmitted disease, driving in the rain, childhood friend, civil rights, racial prejudice, maid, experiment, screaming, racist, barbecue, dancer, cover up, father daughter relationship, world war two, nurse, infected
Time: 40s, 70s, year 1973
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
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Heart of Dixie
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, college life, discrimination, racism, college, injustice, society, youth, life is a bitch, journalism, coming of age, opposites attract, siblings relations, hopes, love and romance, media, life changing, lifestyle, fraternity, social injustice, segregation, elvis presley, civil rights, cross cultural relations, racist, journalist, school
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: alabama, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   37%
 
The Tuskegee Airmen
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, dramatic, sincere, intense, factual, emotional, inspirational, earnest, harsh, tense, sad, fairy tale
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, aviation, racism, military, soldier, civil war, courage, survival, german, runaway, wartime, sacrifice, mentor, leadership, prejudice, gunfight, segregation, corruption, brutality, destiny, life & death, islam, tragedy, friendship, unlikely friendships, human spirit, transformation, catastrophe, idealism, training, fighter pilot, african american, dialogue, dark hero, politics, childhood, weapons, interracial relations, ethnic conflict, honest, adaptation, torture, culture clash, violent, officers and cadets, life philosophy, fight scenes, justice, propaganda, death
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: alabama, germany, usa, africa, arkansas, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   32%
 
Guns at Batasi
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Style: emotional, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: soldier, officers and cadets, war, adventure, military life, political unrest, military, rebellion, daring rescue, idealism, introspection, rebelliousness, politics, interracial relations, revolution, battles, danger, escapades, hopes, society, state affairs, power relations, un, disobey, colonialism, british colonial, member of parliament, corporal, insomnia, exile, vulture, honor, harmonica, sergeant, coup d'etat, captain, colonel, lieutenant, mutiny, military police, superior officer
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   26%
 
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 7.7
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Malcolm X
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 202 min.
Style: epic, emotional, serious, dramatic, factual, interesting, captivating, realistic, thought provoking, compassionate, intense, talky, harsh, reflective, disturbing, breathtaking, inspirational, stylized, sincere, touching, rough, political drama, entertaining, heartbreaking
Plot: islam, assassination, racism, redemption, prison, politics, leadership, segregation, mentor, civil rights movement, rise to the top, life, childhood, corruption, greed, storytelling, assassin, religion, prejudice, race issues, slavery, judaism, philosophy, destiny, police brutality, violent, runaway, race, justice, violence, honest, political, muslim, tragedy, idealism, freedom, beach, police, culture clash, brainwashing, adaptation, character study, life & death, drinking, transformation, historical figure, cabriolet, koran, pilgrimage, bible
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1920s, 1930s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: new york, harlem, usa, africa, harlem manhattan new york city, middle east, manhattan new york city
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System:   31%
    User:   28%
 
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Gettysburg
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 271 min.
Style: epic, realistic, dramatic, captivating, serious, exciting, intense, inspirational, earnest, breathtaking, suspense, factual, interesting, tense, compassionate, talky, scenic, sentimental, emotional, clever, bloody
Plot: american civil war, civil war, war, slavery, idealism, soldier, courage, military, sacrifice, friendship, period piece, dialogue, leadership, beautiful scenery, catastrophe, mentor, battle zone, runaway, revolution, weapons, battles, culture clash, battle, politics, troops, union soldier, confederate soldier, army, independence, americana, freedom, tragedy, storytelling, chase, british, brutality, justice, honest, gunfight, adaptation, violence, survival, segregation, prejudice, unlikely friendships, heroes, ethnic conflict, love story, betrayal, vengeance
Time: 19th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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System:   31%
    User:   35%
 
Sins of the Father
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: thought provoking, serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, rough, captivating, disturbing
Plot: dedicated lawyer, interracial relations, crime, church, discrimination, racism, injustice, crimes, society, investigation, introspection, moral dilemma, parents and children, haunted by the past, deadly, hopes, legal, rebellion, life is a bitch, hate crime, civil rights movement, bombing, civil rights, murder, father son relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, usa
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System:   30%
    User:   28%
 
Nothing But a Man
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: thought provoking, serious, clever, realistic, emotional, sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: americana, interracial relations, discrimination, romance, small town, life is a bitch, society, family relations, fall in love, couple relations, working class, love and romance, couples, social relations, manhood, class society, all black cast, classism, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, hopes, family problems, class struggle, social class, small town life, sawmill, father in law, black romance, perseverance, wife abuse, dignity, hardship, social differences, misfit, southerner, black woman, employment, father in law son in law relationship, struggle, factory worker, worker, rebellion, black man, responsibility, pride, clergy, illegitimacy, drifter, frustration, old man
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, united states
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System:   29%
    User:   31%
 
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Cry Freedom
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 157 min.
Style: captivating, serious, dramatic, thought provoking, realistic, heartbreaking, interesting, bleak, tense, inspirational, clever, emotional, witty, intense, harsh, talky
Plot: friendship, racism, segregation, politics, courage, corruption, journalism, idealism, interracial relations, prejudice, freedom, mentor, discrimination, race issues, prison, unlikely friendships, death, political, lawyer, murder, apartheid, journalist, justice, slavery, runaway, catastrophe, family, life & death, male friendship, greed, culture clash, indians, adaptation, violence, courtroom, world politics, british, free speech, capitalism, stereotypes, secrets, injustice, islam, storytelling, dysfunctional family, brutality, honest, hopes, literature, dialogue
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: south africa, africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   24%
 

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Feast of All Saints
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, atmospheric, sincere
Plot: interracial relations, social differences, discrimination, racism, society, family relations, human spirit, parents and children, injustice, hopes, power relations, life is a bitch, victorian age, classism, double standard, identity crisis, determination, protest, rape victim, loveless marriage, arranged marriage, culture clash, mistress, hypocrisy, rapist, biracial, poverty, tied to a bed, drugged drink, shot in the shoulder, brother sister relationship, slavery, landowner, plantation, duel, shot in the head, father, suicide, wealth, seduction, rape, gang rape, african american, compassion, promise, marriage, flashback, photographer, husband wife relationship
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, haiti
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System:   29%
    User:   33%
 
A Raisin in the Sun
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching, captivating, uplifting
Plot: single parent, follow your dream, couple relations, store, interracial relations, parents and children, rich and poor, social differences, discrimination, racism, americana, injustice, hopes, life is a bitch, society, family relations, human nature, cons and scams, working class family, racial segregation, dignity, racial discrimination, racial tension, segregation, mother in law daughter in law relationship, racial prejudice, apartment, brother sister relationship, black american, african american, mother daughter relationship, money, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, insurance
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Place: usa
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6.6
How the West Was Won 1962
7.1
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thought provoking
thought provoking movies
The Truman Show 1998
8.1
The Matrix 1999
8.7
13 Reasons Why 2017
8.3
The Family Man 2000
6.7
Perfect Strangers 2016
7.8
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racism
racism movies
Django Unchained 2012
8.4
The Blind Side 2009
7.7
Crash 2004
7.8
Higher Learning 1995
6.5
Mississippi Burning 1988
7.8
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war
war movies
Dunkirk 2017
8.0
We Are from the Future 2008
6.9
9th Company 2005
7.2
The English Patient 1996
7.4
Generation Kill 2008
8.6
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