Critically acclaimed indy flick Under the Same Moon will be arriving June 17 on DVD.
CENTURY CITY, Calif. – A beautifully told story about the power of family and courage, Under The Same Moon (La Misma Luna) arrives on DVD June 17 from Fox Home Entertainment. Starring world-class Latino talent including Adrian Alonso (The Legend of Zorro), Telenova superstars Kate del Castillo (“El Derecho de nacer”) and Eugenio Derbez, (“Los Perplejos”), Jesse Garcia (The Comebacks), Carmen Salinas (Man on Fire) and Golden Globe®-winner America Ferrara (“Ugly Betty”) in a “beautifully rendered…warm hearted” (Richard Roeper) feature from first-time director Patricia Wiggins, Under The Same Moon (La Misma Luna) portrays the parallel stories of nine-year-old Carlitos (Alonso) and his mother, Rosario (Del Castillo). 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. Touted for its colorful characters and an inspirational tale of self-discovery, Under The Same Moon (La Misma Luna) is “a timely and energetic crowd-pleaser that allows the viewer to share the bond between mother and son” (Rene Rodriguez, Miami Herald). Under The Same Moon (La Misma Luna) is presented in widescreen format and includes commentary, deleted scenes and two featurettes. The DVD is available for the suggested retail price of $29.98 U.S./$43.48 Canada. Prebook is May 21, 2008.
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.
Special Features – Under the Same Moon (La Misma Luna) Single Disc:
The Under the Same Moon (La Misma Luna) single disc DVD includes the theatrical version of the film presented in Wide Screen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) with English, French and Spanish subitites. Bonus content includes:
- “The Murals of “Under the Same Moon” Featurette
- The Making of “La Misma Luna” Featurettes
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UNDER THE SAME MOON (La Misma Luna)
Street Date: June 17, 2008
Prebook Date: May 21, 2008
Price: $29.98 U.S. / $43.48 Canada
Catalog Number: 2252690 U.S. / 2252690 Canada
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Feature Run Time: 106 minutes
Closed Captioned: Yes