He gave euronews’ cultural reporter Wolfgang Spindler the lowdown on the film.
It's a movie about a man, a man struggling with his demons and his past.
“It’s a movie about a man, a man struggling with his demons and his past and trying the best he can to deal with family, there is a lot of everyday.
“I am very excited to be here, to me it is the perfect place for a world premiere.”
The awards ceremony, when the famous ‘Bear’ statuettes are handed out, is being held tonight (January 18) as our reporter, Wolfgang Spindler explained:
“Tonight is the awards ceremony and, here at the Berlinale, the winners usually come as a big surprise.”