Nicole Kidman Makes Waves at Cannes Film Festival

It's not only what she wore on the red carpet that got people's attention, but her response to critics.
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The Cannes film festival kicked off last night in France. And that means breathtaking celebrity fashion. It's not only what Nicole kidman wore what's grabbing headlines and the world's attention. But what she said. ABC's Sara Haines has the details. Reporter: The stars were out in full force, at Wednesday night's Cannes film festival. Billy Saldano was white-hot. It was Nicole kid Nan, dressed like a princess, who stole the show. She was wearing an Armani strapless spring 2014 gown, with extraordinary and very elaborate silver embroidery. Reporter: While she is receiving praise for her flawless fashion sense, her film, "Grace of Monaco," in which she plays grace Kelly, has recently been criticized by Monaco's royal family. Some of you ask, why did I leave Hollywood? Well, I left because -- because I fell with a charming prince. Reporter: Kidman embracing the fairy tale life of the Hollywood access turned real-life princess. I don't know how I'm going to spend the rest of my life in this place, where I can't be me. Reporter: Monaco's Royals, calling the film a farce. Released a statement saying, they do not want to be associated with this movie. On Wednesday afternoon, kidman responded to the royal family's objections. Obviously, I feel sad because I think that the film has no malace towards the family. Or particularly towards grace. He's been in the biggest, Hollywood films. And for her to almost apologize, she's just not used to it. I want them to know that the performance was done with love. And that ultimately, if they ever did see it, I think they would see there was an enormous amount of affection for both their parents. Reporter: For "Good morning America," Sara Haines, ABC news, New York.

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