INTERVIEW: Director Noah Baumbach on his new movie ‘Greenberg’

Brooklyn-born Noah Baumbach turns to Los Angeles for the first time for the setting of his new filmĀ "Greenberg." Using an original story he devised with his wife, actress Jennifer Jason Leigh, the film follows a forty-something character, Roger Greenberg, played by Ben Stiller, who claims to be "doing nothing." He's given up on his early dream of a career as a musician when he agrees to housesit at his brother's Hollywood Hills home, where he meets a young, aspiring singer, played by Greta Gerwig, who works as a personal assistant to his brother's family.

Baumbach talked with THR's Gregg Kilday about casting Ben Stiller, the films he looked at for inspiration and his first visit to the Berlinale.

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