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I wait for each new film by Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Abbas Kiarostami, Claire Denis and Bruno Dumont
. I enjoy all sorts of films, but those are the people that really interest me. I admire the Dardenne brothers tremendously, but I feel closest, in my work, to Dumont. Dumont's films are basically existential works, philosophical films, not political ones. I think of my own films that way.[...
His statement that "A feature film is twenty-four lies per second" is a reversal of and most likely a reference to Jean-Luc Godard
's famous quote, "The cinema is truth, twenty-four frames per second.".