This scene is so somber. It gets me every time. The fact that these four friends have been through so much, individually and together, and now they’re back home. Back in the Shire, where the rest of the hobbits don’t know death and destruction and misery on the scales that they have experienced. So they have this bond that surpasses friendship, that will forever tie the four of them together. To sit in the Green Dragon having a drink must feel like the most surreal thing after what they’ve gone through. And you can see it in their faces, how floored the are by the simplicity of it all. All around them is laughter, is conversation, is merriment and cheer and that wonderful good-nature of all hobbits. These four feel different now. They will always be different. They move on, of course, each in their own way. But they’ve changed. They’ve grown. I just love that we get to see them all together again, immersed in the place they call home.