Nicole Kidman is getting candid about motherhood.
In a new interview, the 49-year-old actress opened up about her role in the upcoming film Lion — and revealed she identified with her character Sue thanks to her adopted kids, Isabella and Connor.
“I can see now, for Lion, that it was important to me because I’m a mother with adopted children,” she told Town & Country. “This movie is a love letter to my children.”
Nicole, Isabella and Connor in 2004. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
Lion follows Sue's son Saroo, who was separated from his parents in India. When he becomes a young adult, he uses Google Earth to try to reconnect with his family.
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Nicole and her ex-husband, Tom Cruise, adopted Isabella, 23, and Connor, 21, in December 1992 and January 1995, respectively. The Hours star is additionally a mom to two daughters, Sunday Rose, 8, and Faith Margaret, 5, with husband Keith Urban. Tom also has a 10-year-old daughter, Suri, with his ex-wife Katie Holmes.
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