03/06/2013 04:59 BST | Updated 02/08/2013 06:12 BST

WATCH: Angelina Jolie 'Moved' By Support From London Crowd At Brad Pitt's 'World War Z' Premiere

Angelina Jolie has expressed how moved she was by the support of her fans, as she made her first public appearance since announcing the news of her double mastectomy operation.

The Oscar winner had opted to attend the world premiere of her partner Brad Pitt's film 'World War Z' in London, instead of attending the funeral of her aunt.

The actress told the huge crowd she was feeling "great" and smiled as she received gifts from waiting fans.

WATCH ABOVE: Angelina tells waiting reporters how it feels to be back on the red carpet.

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