International Film Series: Under the Same Moon (2007) (PG-13)

Under the Same Moon (La Misma Luna) (2007) (PG-13) 106 minutes

(Spanish with English subtitles)

Starring: Eugenio Derbez, Kate del Castillo, Adrian Alonso

Director: Patricia Riggen

Awards: ALMA – Outstanding Spanish Language Motion Picture; Young Artist Awards - Best International Feature Film;


Film Description: UNDER THE SAME MOON (LA MISMA LUNA) tells the parallel stories of nine-year-old Carlitos and his mother, Rosario. In the hopes of providing a better life for her son, Rosario works illegally in the U.S. while her mother cares for Carlitos back in Mexico. Unexpected circumstances drive both Rosario and Carlitos to embark on their own journeys in a desperate attempt to reunite. Along the way, mother and son face challenges and obstacles but never lose hope that they will one day be together again.-Fox Searchlight (FAE)

Thursday, February 15 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm

York Science Center, Brindley Auditorium
404 West 9th Avenue, Belton, TX 76513

Event Type

Fine Arts


Music Department, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Fine Arts Experience
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Valerie Boyd

Valerie Boyd left a positive review 3/1/2018

Amazing story that truly makes you more sensitive to other people's struggles in life. I truly enjoyed it!

Judy Trotti

Judy Trotti left a positive review 2/15/2018

The film was excellent. I have read similar stories about children and their mothers being separated while the parent tries to make enough money to support her child. This movie depicted that in an excellent way.