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The Santa Barbara Film Festival honours Nicole Kidman

7 February 2011 Last updated at 17:39 GMT

Just weeks after receiving her third Oscar nomination, Nicole Kidman has picked up another prestigious prize in California.

The actress has been honoured with Santa Barbara Film Festival's Cinema Vanguard prize in recognition of her movie career.

Before being handed the trophy Nicole walked the festival's red carpet and talked about juggling award ceremonies with a hectic home life after becoming a mum for the fourth time just five weeks ago.