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FULL SYNOPSIS

The debut feature from director Patricia Riggen, this drama centers on a young boy's journey across the U.S./Mexico border to be reunited with his mother. Adrian Alonso stars as Carlitos, a Mexican adolescent living with his grandmother while his mother works as a maid in the U.S., hoping someday to send for her child. But when the grandmother dies unexpectedly, Carlitos must sneak across the border and seek out his mother. Featuring a supporting performance by America Ferrera of ABC's America Ferrera, Under the Same Moon premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, where it received a standing ovation. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi

  • Release date:March 19, 2008

Cast

Adrian Alonso
as Carlos Reyes
Kate del Castillo
as Rosario
Eugenio Derbez
as Enrique
Maya Zapata
as Alicia
Carmen Salinas
as Doña Carmen
Angelina Pelaez
as Benita Reyes
Gabriel Porras
as Paco
America Ferrera
as Martha
Jesse Garcia
as David
María Rojo
as Reyna
Ignacio Guadalupe
as Leonardo Sánchez Nava
Pailo Heitz
as Billy
Mario Almada
as Godfather
Ernesto D'Alessio
as Oscar
Isaac Bravo
as Chito
Gustavo Sánchez Parra
as Manuel
Yvette Mercedes
as Border Patrol Agent
Jacqueline Voltaire
as Mrs. Mckenzie
Darwyn Roanhorse
as Motel Owner
Sonya Smith
as Mrs. Snyder
Guillermo Rios
as Güero
Steve Neil
as Policeman L.A. #2
Samuel Loo
as Philipino Man
Mauricio Carmona
as Ilegal Alien
Lourdes Vicente
as Motel Owner's Wife
Carl Dillard
as Border Patrol Agent #2
Eve Muller
as Lady L.A. #1
Patricia Floresena
as Lady L.A. #2
Norma Pablo
as Chito's Mother
Boris Kievsky
as Russian Taxi Driver
Irineo Alvarez
as Mr. Doblado

Crew

Patricia Riggen
Director
Patricia Riggen
Producer
Norman Dreyfuss
Producer
Ram Bergman
Producer
Gerardo Barrera
Producer
Ligiah Villalobos
Screenwriter
Checco Varese
Cinematographer
Lynn Fainchtein
Musical Direction/Supervision
Carlo Siliotto
Composer (Music Score)
Aleshka Ferrero
Editor
Gloria Carrasco
Production Designer
Checco Varese
Co-producer
Santiago García Galván
Co-producer
Ram Bergman
Executive Producer
Norman Dreyfuss
Executive Producer
Ligiah Villalobos
Executive Producer
Sergio Ruiz
Costume Designer
Santiago Núñez Rojo
Sound/Sound Designer
Patrick Heyerdahl
First Assistant Director
Yvette Gurza
First Assistant Director
Manuel Teil
Casting
Hugo Cervantes
Art Department Assistant
Adriana Navarrete
Art Department Coordinator
Lourdes Delgado
Hair Styles
Lourdes Delgado
Makeup
Ceferino Sampayo
Driver
Paulina Bulle
Production Assistant
Felipe Zavala
Boom Operator
Laura Ocampo
First Assistant Accountant
Sergio Suaste
Gaffer
Joe Milner
Supervising Sound Editor
Philip Harrelson
Post Production Supervisor
Abel Melo
Costumes Supervisor
Berenice Amaya
First Assistant Accountant
Tanys Espinoza
Driver
Laura Gorham
Translator
Cristian Morales
Driver
Fernando Suaste
Key Grip
Edgar Granados
Art Department Assistant
Israel Pasco
Script Supervisor
Tlacateotl Mata
Post Production Supervisor
Lourdes Vicente
Production Coordinator
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