The other filmmakers said they also keep rehearsals to a minimum to preserve the spontaneity of the scenes.
Asked which contemporary filmmakers they admire, the 40-year-old Arcel pointed to Haneke and said, "This guy."
Sandberg, 41, and Roenning, 40, also said they've been inspired by their colleagues on stage.
"I'm sitting between Haneke and Hallstrom," Roenning said incredulously.
Haneke refused to answer, because he said whomever he neglects to mention would be upset.
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