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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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Under the Same Moon (La Misma Luna) is rated PG-13: for some mature thematic elements.

Cast: Kate del Castillo, Adrian Alonso, Eugenio Derbez
Studio: Fox Home Entertainment

Detailed Review

A single mom with an unpromising future, Rosario Reyes (Kate del Castillo) gathered up her hopes and dreams, and made a nightmarish crossing from Mexico into the United States. Before… 
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Why Is Under the Same Moon (La Misma Luna) Rated PG-13?

Characters willingly submit to dangerous methods/procedures in order to cross the border, and then live… 
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How do you feel about people living and working illegally within a country? Should they… 
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