updated 05/30/2014 AT 10:05 AM ET
•originally published 05/30/2014 AT 8:00 AM ET
She’s an Oscar-winning actress, but Nicole Kidman’s most cherished role is being a mom.
“They are generous, kind and hardworking,” says Kidman, whose latest film Grace of Monaco premiered at Cannes. “And these are traits that I love to see in my children.”
“If it were the choice between my family and Keith, and my career, I wouldn’t even bat an eyelid,” Kidman says. “The most important things to me are the love of our relationship and my children.”