Just hours ago, the opening ceremony of the 65th Berlin Film Festival ended – with iconic actors and actresses all flocking to the German capital of Berlin to attend one of Europe's most important film festivals, the Berlinale.

The opening ceremony of the 65th Berlinale Film Festival

Audrey Tautou, Daniel Bruehl and Darren Aronofsky

The film Nobody Wants The Night starring Juliette Binoche – a tale of an Artic explorer – opened the 65th Berlin Film Festival and stars including Berlin Film Festival jury member Audrey Tautou, James Franco and Christoph Waltz all walked the red carpet in their finest wares to mark the opening of the prestigious event, which officially kickstarted yesterday.

The opening ceremony of the 65th Berlinale Film Festival

Juliette Binoche

The opening ceremony of the 65th Berlinale Film Festival

Olga Kurylenko

The opening ceremony of the 65th Berlinale Film Festival

Judith Holste and Christoph Waltz

The opening ceremony of the 65th Berlinale Film Festival

Toni Garrn

The opening ceremony of the 65th Berlinale Film Festival

James Franco