The 49-year-old actress is "trying to stay bold and open" with her acting choices just like she did at the beginning of her career.
The Hollywood A-lister is the queen of Cannes this year with four different projects at the world's top cinema showcase, including "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" where she plays a suburban mum who has to choose one of her children to sacrifice.
A movie filmed in Cincinnati past year is making its world premiere Monday at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in France.
Nicole Kidman worked a head-turning look on the red carpet on Monday evening during Cannes Film Festival.
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Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, known for his extreme and freaky style, the film follows an intense relationship between a teenage boy and a heart surgeon (Colin Farrell), which spirals out of control and drags Farrell's wife (Kidman), teenage daughter and young son into an impenetrable game of Russian roulette.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer is the seventh production or co-production from Element Pictures to screen in competition at the festival, with Lanthimos The Lobster earning the Jury Prize in 2015. "I am at that point in my life where I am trying to act as though I am 21 and starting my career".
Be Civil - It's OK to have a difference in opinion but there's no need to be a jerk. I'm raising a six and an eight year old who are in school so there's only a certain amount of time I can work due to their school year.
"It's not something that I was aware would happen", she told USA Today. A few queasy critics walked out of the screening when it got a bit gory and there were even a few boos. [Image by Antony Jones/Getty Images] "I always say, an actor can't be a control freak", says Kidman.
Kidman has two grown-up children from her marriage to Tom Cruise and two younger daughters with her current husband Keith Urban. And I don't think this is going to slow down any time soon, I believe this is just the beginning.