Under The Same Moon

Under The Same Moon
Under The Same Moon
  • PG-13
  • 1h 50m
  • 2008
Fresh73%
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Even across thousands of miles, the special bond between a mother and son can never be broken. It gives hope to Carlitos, a scrappy nine-year-old boy whose mother, Rosario, has gone to America to build a better life for both of them. While Rosario struggles for a brighter future, fate forces Carlitos' hand and he embarks on an extraordinary journey to find her. Critics and audiences alike have praised this inspirational and heartwarming tale of a mother's devotion, a son's courage and a love that knows no borders.
© 2008 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and The Weinstein Company, LLC. All rights reserved.

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Fresh73%
Critics Consensus: If Under the Same Moon is often manipulative, it is also heartfelt, and features strong performances from its leads.
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Common Sense Says
Emotional immigration drama has mature themes.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this drama has some mature and emotionally difficult themes. It revolves around a young boy who must deal with his grandmother's (peaceful) death and an illegal border crossing between Mexico and the United States. There are some brief images of obvious prostitutes, an abusive pimp, and a twitchy junkie. Expect some mild (though potentially upsetting) violence in the form of chases and rough takedowns by INS agents and local L.A. police. The central boy is also threatened by bullies, thieves, and a child trafficker. Mostly mild language, though "s--t" is used.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:March 19, 2008
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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