Angelina Jolie: Raising Kids, New Film

Actress tells ABC's Christiane Amanpour about directing debut and life with Brad
4:20 | 12/31/11

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Let's imagine just for fun you have a Hollywood lineage flawless -- serious acting chops and a romantic roommate. Named Brad Pitt so what else do you really need to do well. In addition trying to help as much of humanity -- one woman can Angelina Jolie also wrote and directed a movie in English and Bosnian. And earned a Golden Globe nomination for best foreign language film. Here's ABC's Christiane Amanpour for our series it's good youthful. Do they get to walk outside what's funny is where so clear now if the cameras -- remixing have a normal heads up but -- really -- he -- indeed beauty about and understood Sunday morning in New York City. When it's understandable. Often ruled it's not often did she move upon the Brad Pitt get to step out of the limelight. Do you find ways. You know and I think we're getting older too you know we're getting to where we're you know we're mom and dad don't go clubbing with -- and things and I think it is that you start to healing moment that you boring couple. Boring. Where private. The couple met on the set of their movie mr. and mrs. Smith is -- I. One of more than thirty films -- has started from blockbusters like the Laura -- franchise. To her Academy Award winning portrayal of psychiatric patient -- girl interrupted. Along the way she's become the highest paid actress in Hollywood. And one of the most famous women in the world. If you didn't see -- in her latest movie it's -- debut as a director and invites him. The film in the land of blood and honey is about the three and a half year war in Bosnia in which 200000. People -- -- This is something in Europe this was not this was -- the worst genocide since World War II in Europe and what were we all doing. And did we do enough and why do we not speak about -- -- and I don't I know enough about this since I wanted to learn how to responsibility to. So technically should peaks -- -- it is a controversial thing to -- to tackle the idea of counts of ethnic cleansing of women being raped as a tool of war. The different ethnicities. There's no safe way to tackle the subject matters but I think the important thing is to discuss them and tackle -- -- the visiting refugee camps in her role as goodwill ambassador for the United Nations. And -- or trying to help these children in Afghanistan. She's tireless advocate. Three of her six children were adopted from post war countries. Cambodia. Ethiopia and Vietnam. Second the United Nations Asian nation -- changed. A review of they have flags and national flag they have an impact. Is that having stay connected to know about it beyond. Well we we travel to their countries. We have projects in Cambodia that -- the for years where. We've just broken ground on our TV -- clinic in -- -- -- -- we're just starting a project in Vietnam and so all of our children. -- have something that they will go back to volunteered with and have there is they're responsible to keep our country. Notes impressions of people -- what wanted. Do you plan to get married to have mr. Brad Pitt. The kid these kids asked -- the -- thing and I asked them if it was just they wanted to have big cake but a a just that. Past -- -- -- movies that have. -- -- People get married in the movies or somebody's. In the happily ever after check in -- -- our Mary hit -- a and we've explained to them that our commitment we decided started spamming was the greatest enemy could possibly have -- you have six children near. Your -- British hit and run she's still committed to acting moody says that there is much more on the road ahead. Now I don't feel needed. In a position of being an actor Philip and I needed at home as a mom and I'd love to be able to writer director work on -- produce more projects about. Issues and dealing with situations that I that I feel passionate. For Nightline I'm Christiane Amanpour in New York.

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