Transcript for Nicole Kidman on New Thriller 'Secret in Their Eyes'
Nicole kidman is back on the big screen starring alongside Julia Roberts in the powerful thriller secret in their eyes. She talks about the movie, her family and a whole lot more. One way and boys another, don't they? Don't they? What made you decide to take this role? I'm very good friends withbi lly ray. Also's go. Lapd just found an unidentified female body in a garage dumpster a. And I read it and would love to work with Billy but Julia. It's your daughter. Obviously Julia gives a gut-wrenching performance in it. No. Help. Wheels of justice turn slowly but they do turn. I suppose I've never played a D.A. Before or a character like that. We open the case. Where I kind of get to go O after the guy instead of being the victim. What does it say that more and more now we're seeing some major media roles that were originally written for men now going to women? It's nice if things are written first and foremost for a woman. I mean, I'm very fortunate right now because I'm doing a play that is about a woman scientist. You have dedicated your performance on the stage here in London of project 51 to your dad. He thrilled, you know, so it was this confluence of events where it was my father's death and I was standing on stage in front of, you know, a thousand people performing a play that I told him I was going to do for him, so live. I know. When you're a very close family and you lose a parent, the family is in such disarray for a long time, you know, and such pain, so this is also a gift to my mom, as well. You were last on the stage -- Yeah, 17 years ago. 17 years ago. Yeah. One critic called it pure theatrical viagra. I didn't know if that was a compliment or not because I didn't know what viagra was. So why the decision to come back now and not sooner? Children, I mean, it is a very, very hard thing to do a play and not be there for that period of time, for bedtime so this has been a big ask in terms of my 4-year-old and 7-year-old and, you know, they're like we can't wait for it to end. ? Ain't that America ? home of the free ? Nashville is lovely and very, very different from Hollywood. I think there's something that we find familiar in terms of being Australians and living there. Something about the south reminds us of Australia but I could live anywhere really as long as I had Keith and my kids. I mean, that's really where my joy is ? but you're always in my heart you're always on my mind ? You actually glow when you talk about him. Do you know that? I do? You do. You actually do. You look really happy when you talk about him. I'm so fortunate. I've, you know, I've met somebody that I'm incredibly in love with and it's a decade into the relationship. It's very much about commitment and we don't ever take it for granted. No, you cannot. Very, very -- dethe film "Secret in their eyes" opens today.
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