Charlize Theron and Sean Penn kiss and make up after awkward Cannes photo call

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Charlize Theron and Sean Penn Reunited at Cannes and It Feels Not-So Good

Charlize Theron and Sean Penn narrowly avoided another awkward encounter in Cannes... or did they?

After keeping plenty of distance between them at a photo call for their new movie, The Last Face, on Thursday, the former couple literally kissed and made up on the red carpet at the film's festival premiere on Friday.

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Actually, it was Theron who planted a big, ol' smooch on Penn. By the looks of these photos, the moment may have been just as uncomfortable as their previous run-in.

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And posing for group photos together, Theron and Penn made sure to once again have plenty of co-stars between them.

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Penn directed the film, which stars Theron as the director of an international aid agency in Africa who meets a relief aid doctor (Javier Bardem) amidst a political/social revolution. Together, they face tough choices surrounding humanitarianism and live through civil unrest.

The director's son, Hopper Penn, 22, is also featured in the film. Hopper hit the red carpet on Friday with his famous dad and his 24-year-old sister, Dylan Penn.

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Charlize Theron and Sean Penn kiss and make up after awkward Cannes photo call
Actress Charlize Theron poses for photographers during a promotional event in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Actress Charlize Theron poses for photographers during a promotional event in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 21: Actress Charlize Theron arrives at the premiere of DIRECTV's 'Dark Places' at Harmony Gold Theatre on July 21, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Actress Charlize Theron attends the launch of UNAIDS New Fast Track Report ahead of World AIDS Day 2014 at UCLA on November 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Buchan/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA- OCTOBER 17: Actress Charlize Theron arrives at the Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts Inaugural Gala at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on October 17, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.(Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
Charlize Theron attends the Annual Charlize Theron African Outreach project at The Darby Restaurant on December 6, 2010 in New York City.
PROTECTIVE REPEAT: US actress Charlize Theron poses for a picture at the official grand opening party for the Atlantis Hotel on the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai on November 20, 2008. Dubai is threw a multi-million-dollar extravaganza today to launch a luxury hotel on an artificial palm-shaped island, despite the bite from the global financial crisis. More than 2,000 world celebrities are due to attend the event which is set to also include a firework display seven times larger than the Olympic display in Beijing, according to the event organisers. AFP PHOTO/KARIM SAHIB (Photo credit should read KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MARCH 11: Actress Charlize Theron attends the premiere of 'Sleepwalking' hosted by The Cinema Society and Dior Beauty at the Tribeca Grand Screening Room on March 11, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, United States: Best Actress Charlize Theron poses with her trophy at the 76th Academy Awards ceremony 29 February, 2004 at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood, CA. Theron won for 'Monster.' AFP PHOTO Jeff HAYNES (Photo credit should read Jeff HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 16: Actress Charlize Theron attends the premiere of 'The Truth About Charlie' at the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre on October 16, 2002 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)
Actress Charlize Theron attends the 26th Annual People's Choice Awards on January 9, 2000 at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Charlize Theron attends the 'Mighty Joe Young' Santa Monica Premiere on December 10, 1998 at Cineplex Odeon Broadway 4 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Actress Charlize Theron attends the '2 Days in the Valley' Westwood Premiere on September 20, 1996 at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
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