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Still shot from the movie: Under the Same Moon (La Misma Luna).

Under the Same Moon (La Misma Luna)

All Carlitos (Adrian Alonso) wants is to be with his mother (Kate del Castillo), who is living in Los Angeles as an illegal immigrant. So the nine-year-old sets out on the dangerous journey from Mexico to the United States, which includes attempting to sneak across the boarder. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Theater Release:
Video Release: 16 Jun 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The idea of sleeping under the same moon also brings comfort to a brother and sister that are separated during the immigration process in the animated movie An American Tail. Another young boy makes a dangerous journey in the hopes of finding freedom in the film I Am David.

Home Video Extra Features

Under The Same Moon comes to DVD with a making-of featurette and a look at The Murals of Under the Same Moon. Audio tracks are in Spanish, with English, French and Spanish subtitles.

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