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Kirsten Dunst Becomes a German Citizen

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Kirsten Dunst is going global.

The actress, 29, shares her German roots with the German tabloid B.Z., revealing that she now has German citizenship – in addition to her U.S. citizenship.

“I’m now a real international lady,” she says,”one who can film in Europe without a problem.”

Dunst’s dream? “It would be the greatest joy for me to act in a German film,” she says.

Dunst, who stars in Melancholia, the new film by Danish director Lars von Trier, added that she even speaks German – though “at a child’s level.” (Her father is German and her mother Swedish.)

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She also says she frequently visits her relatives in Hamburg but enjoys an even larger city.

“I would prefer to buy an apartment in Berlin,” she says. “It’s such a young city, and right now so much is happening in Berlin.”