Kirsten Dunst bursts into tears at 2017 Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Kirsten Dunst was so overwhelmed with emotion at a Cannes Film Festival red carpet that she burst into tears.

The actress attended the premiere of "The Beguiled" at the 10-day film festival earlier in the week, and new photos have surfaced of her dramatic breakdown on the red carpet. Dunst, 35, looked like a total princess in her pastel blue ballgown, but all eyes were on her tears.

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CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 24: US actress Kirsten Dunst (R) and US actress Elle Fanning arrive for the premiere of the film The Beguiled in competition at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 24, 2017. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 24: US director Sofia Coppola (R) US actress Kirsten Dunst arrive for the premiere of the film The Beguiled in competition at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 24, 2017. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 24: US director Sofia Coppola (R), US actress Kirsten Dunst (C) and US actress Elle Fanning arrive for the premiere of the film The Beguiled in competition at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 24, 2017. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 24: Australian actress Nicole Kidman (C), US actress Kirsten Dunst (L) and US actress Elle Fanning leave after the premiere of the film The Beguiled in competition at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 24, 2017. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 24: US actress Kirsten Dunst (R) and US actress Elle Fanning arrive for the premiere of the film The Beguiled in competition at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 24, 2017. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 24: US actress Kirsten Dunst leaves after the premiere of the film The Beguiled in competition at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 24, 2017. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 24: Kirsten Dunst attends the 'The Beguiled' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 24, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 24: Kirsten Dunst departs the 'The Beguiled' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 24, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 24: Kirsten Dunst departs the 'The Beguiled' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 24, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 24: (From L to R) Director Sofia Coppola, American actresses Kirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning arrive for the film 'The Beguiled'' in competition at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 24, 2017. (Photo by Philip Rock/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 24: (L-R) Colin Farrell, Kirsten Dunst and Sofia Coppola attend the'The Beguiled' screening during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 24, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Foc Kan/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 24: L-R: Elle Fanning, Nicole Kidman, Sofia Coppola, Kirsten Dunst, Colin Farrell, Angourie Rice and Addison Riecke at the 'The Beguiled' premiere during the 70th Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 24, 2017 in Cannes, France. PHOTOGRAPH BY John Rasimus / Barcroft Images London-T:+44 207 033 1031 E:hello@barcroftmedia.com - New York-T:+1 212 796 2458 E:hello@barcroftusa.com - New Delhi-T:+91 11 4053 2429 E:hello@barcroftindia.com www.barcroftimages.com (Photo credit should read John Rasimus / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 24: L-R: Elle Fanning, Nicole Kidman, Sofia Coppola, Kirsten Dunst, Colin Farrell, Angourie Rice and Addison Riecke at the 'The Beguiled' premiere during the 70th Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 24, 2017 in Cannes, France. PHOTOGRAPH BY John Rasimus / Barcroft Images London-T:+44 207 033 1031 E:hello@barcroftmedia.com - New York-T:+1 212 796 2458 E:hello@barcroftusa.com - New Delhi-T:+91 11 4053 2429 E:hello@barcroftindia.com www.barcroftimages.com (Photo credit should read John Rasimus / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 24: Actors Kirsten Dunst (L) and Nicole Kidman attend 'The Beguiled' premiere during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 24, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
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She suddenly started crying, catching the attention of paparazzi who quickly snapped photos of the unexpected scene. However, it thankfully looks like Dunst was just crying tears of joy! She was seen smiling with director Sofia Coppola soon after while wiping away any excess tears.

Dunst stars alongside Hollywood's biggest stars in "The Beguiled," including Nicole Kidman and Elle Fanning, so we don't blame her for getting emotional.

Kirsten quickly bounced back from her emotional moment, as she flashed her pearly whites while posing with co-stars Kidman and Fanning. Dakota was totally twinning with Kirsten her own lilac princess ballgown, while Nicole dazzled in a silver fringed ensemble.

The trio posed up a storm on the red carpet together -- and it looks like the chemistry is totally there!

Check out photos of Kristen's emotional breakdown in the slideshow above.

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CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Sonia Ben Ammar arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Diane Kruger arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by George Pimentel/amfAR2017/WireImage for amfAR )
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Jessica Hart arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/French Select for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Gizele Oliveira arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/FilmMagic)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Melissa George arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/FilmMagic)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Martha Hunt arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/FilmMagic)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Cindy Bruna arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/FilmMagic)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Helena Bordon arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/FilmMagic)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Tracee Ellis Ross attends the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Kevin Tachman/amfAR2017/Getty Images for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Anja Rubik arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/FilmMagic)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Dionne Warwick arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Actor Paz Vega arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/French Select for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Laury Thilleman arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/French Select for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Caroline Vreeland arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/French Select for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Designer and fashion editor Carine Roitfeld arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/French Select for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Actor Jessica Chastain arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Georgia Fowler arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Uma Thurman arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/French Select for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Eva Longoria arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Andreja Pejic arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Paris Hilton arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Lindsay Lohan arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Hana Jirickova arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Hailey Baldwin arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Doutzen Kroes arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/FilmMagic)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Rita Ora arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Irina Shayk arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Anna Cleveland arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Lara Stone arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/FilmMagic)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Lady Victoria Hervey arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Jeremy Meeks arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Dave Benett/amfAR2017/Dave Benett/Getty Images for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Jenny Cipoletti arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images for Belvedere Vodka/amfAR )
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Monika Bacardi arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: A$AP Rocky arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Dave Benett/amfAR2017/Dave Benett/Getty Images for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Dustin Hoffman (L) and Lisa Hoffman arrive at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Dave Benett/amfAR2017/Dave Benett/Getty Images for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Kristina Bazan arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Barbara Palvin arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Petra Nemcova arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Bella Hadid arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Camila Morrone arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/French Select for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Elsa Hosk arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Nicole Kidman arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/French Select for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Madalina Ghenea arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Winnie Harlow arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Dave Benett/amfAR2017/Dave Benett/Getty Images for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Karolina Kurkova arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Dave Benett/amfAR2017/Dave Benett/Getty Images for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: David Beckham arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/French Select for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Helena Bordon arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Erica Pelosini arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage for amfAR)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Angela Lindvall arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Nadine Leopold arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by George Pimentel/amfAR2017/WireImage for amfAR )
CAP D'ANTIBES, FRANCE - MAY 25: Ildo Damiano arrives at the amfAR Gala Cannes 2017 at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 25, 2017 in Cap d'Antibes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage for amfAR)
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