Dunst: Nothing more important than family

Kirsten Dunst says her family are the most important thing in her life.

Kirsten Dunst says her family are the most important thing in her life.

The 'Melancholia' actress says that as she's got older she's realised what matters to her and now loves spending time with her parents and grandparents.

She said: "I speak to them every day. My grandmother lives with my mother and I worry about not seeing her enough. I love my grandparents. I can never understand why people put family into care homes. I feel proud that I've earned enough money to buy a house for my mother and grandmother.

"My grandfather in Germany was so proud of my Best Actress award. He was telling all his friends, he got to be the guy with the big news. I loved that."

Kirsten, 29, lives with her younger brother Christian and admits she's "lucky" with the friends and family she has.

She told Britain's Elle magazine: "I'm lucky with my family. My younger brother Christian lives with me and when I'm not working I travel. I see friends."

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