• La misma luna (2008)

La misma luna

Release Date: March 19th, 2008

PG-13 |1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary

Single mother Rosario (Kate del Castillo) leaves her young son Carlitos (Adrian Alonso) in the care of his grandmother and illegally crosses the border into the U.S. Though she hopes to eventually make a better life for herself and her son, she toils in a dead-end job as a cleaning lady in Los Angeles. When Carlitos' grandmother passes away some years later, the boy begins a difficult and dangerous journey to join her.

Cast: Adrian Alonso, Kate del Castillo, Eugenio Derbez, Maya Zapata, America Ferrera, Jesse Garcia, Carmen Salinas, Gabriel Porras

Director: Patricia Riggen

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Weinstein Company

Keywords: Family, Inspiring, Sacrifice, Emotional, Los Angeles, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Under the Same Moon comes most vividly to life when Adrian Alonso is on the screen. show more

  • 88
    Ken FoxTV Guide Magazine

    It's an unexpectedly powerful little film that manages to say a lot of what, despite all the talk on the subject, isn't being said in the national debate on immigration. show more

  • 75
    Rene RodriguezMiami Herald

    Instead of delivering a pointed statement, this timely and energetic crowd-pleaser aims for -- and accomplishes -- something much more difficult: It makes you fall in love with its characters. show more

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