Kidman admits difficulty in going back to work

Nicole Kidman says making the musical movie ‘Nine’ was like “taking baby steps” back into work.

Nicole Kidman says making the musical movie ‘Nine’ was like “taking baby steps” back into work.

The 42-year-old Oscar winner - who plays a movie goddess called Claudia Jenssen alongside troubled director Guido Contini, who is played by Daniel Day-Lewis – admits it was difficult going back to work following the birth of her daughter Sunday Rose, who she delivered in July 2008.

Nicole – who is married to country musician Keith Urban - said: “My daughter Sunday Rose was six weeks old when I started work on it… now I have a life! I didn’t have one then, but I have one now. I have Sunday Rose and Keith and Connor and Bella.”

The American actress – who has two adopted children, Isabella, 17 and Connor, 14, from her marriage to Tom Cruise – also revealed a few years ago she was considering walking away from the movie business to “get a life” but that’s all changed now.

If she can, Nicole plans to be acting well into old age like her ‘Nine’ co-star Dame Judi Dench, 74.

She said: “To be someone like Judi Dench – the glorious Judi! She still has that wide-eyed wonder at being an actress.”

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