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I'm usually not quite aware of what my influences are until I'm in post-production and I say "Oh, that must have been lodged in my unconscious and this must have been in the back of my head." I try to be pretty open with the movies that I love and the films that have been important to me. But I try to never draw from things too consciously or self-consciously.
He has cited Rosemary's Baby(1968), Fanny and Alexander(1982), Persona(1966), A Matter of Life and Death(1946), The Thing(1982), 45 Years(2015), A Brighter Summer Day(1991), The Age of Innocence(1993), In the Mouth of Madness(1994), The Piano Teacher(2001), 8 1/2(1963), and Repulsion(1965) as the films that influenced him the most.
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