Rosario and Carlitos have not seen each other in four years, Carlitos Promise - Jump In The Air / Real Man Carlitos was five.
Rosario describes the area around the payphone to Carlitos by saying that there is a laundromat, a mural, and a Domino's Pizza. Carlitos lives in a small Mexican village with his ill grandmother, who takes care of him, and next door to his repressive aunt and uncle, named Josefina and Manuel, who try to take custody of him in order to get their hands on the money that Rosario sends to Carlitos' grandmother every week.
When his grandmother dies, Carlitos decides that he will not live with his aunt and uncle. He finds the two coyotes so that he can make his way across the border to his mom. Though he successfully crosses the border at El Paso without being caught, the car that he hides in is towed away, and he is separated from the two coyotes due to them having expired tags and unpaid parking violations.
Carlitos waits in the van at the impound lot until it is nighttime. When he gets out of the van, he unknowingly drops the container full of his only money. Carlitos Danse Des Nounous - Prokofiev*, Stravinsky*, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra*, Zdeněk Košler - Classica his way to the local bus station and attempts to buy a ticket but is not allowed because he is a minor.
Carlitos asks a man in the bathroom if he could buy him a ticket. When the man accepts, Carlitos realizes that he has lost his money. When they arrive at the impound lot, the van is gone and Carlitos is unable to find his money. It is made apparent that the man is a drug user, as Du Weisst Wie - Umse - Wachstum becomes upset and begins to question Carlitos where his money is.
Carlitos replies that he doesn't know, which angers the man further. The man then drives Carlitos to a local pimp and tries to sell Carlitos to him. A woman, named Reina, is walking by, stops Carlitos from being bought, pays the man what she has and takes Carlitos with her. Reina takes Carlitos to live and work with other illegal immigrants.
One day, while working at a tomato farm, immigration police raid the building and arrest most of the workers. Carlitos and another worker named Enrique Eugenio Derbezwho does not like Carlitos, escape.
Carlitos begins to follow Enrique as he leaves the farm. Enrique tells him that he doesn't want to watch over him and not to follow him. Carlitos follows him anyway, and the two eventually end up hitchhiking. When they get out of the van, Enrique yells at Carlitos again for following him, which makes Carlitos walk off in anger. Enrique sees that some men are about to jump Carlitos for his backpack and yells out to Carlitos Promise - Jump In The Air / Real Man so they can stay together.
Meanwhile, Rosario is trying to figure out a way to get her Santana - Black Magic Woman to the US, but it is very costly to hire lawyers and she isn't making enough money by cleaning Guajira Y Montuno - Tommy Olivencia Y Su Orquesta - A Toda Maquina Con La Banda De Tommy and babysitting.
Rosario lives with her friend Alicia in a garage. They both clean houses in a gated community. The gate guard, Paco, has a crush on Rosario. Paco knows that Rosario wants her son to be in the US and asks Rosario to marry him because he is legally in the country. After some persuasion from Alicia, Rosario agrees to marry Paco and sets up a wedding in two days.
Carlitos Promise - Jump In The Air / Real Man and Enrique arrive at a restaurant managed by a Native American man and his wife. Carlitos manages to gain employment for both Enrique and himself. At the restaurant, Carlitos looks up his absent father, Oscar Aguilar Pons Ernesto D'Alessiowhom he learned about from his aunt and uncle despite his grandmother's wishes, in a phone book, and they meet at a wholesale store and have lunch there.
Oscar agrees to take Carlitos to Los Angeles where Rosario is, but later changes his mind, angering Carlitos. In turn, Enrique decides to take Carlitos to Los Angeles. The two take a bus ride and make it to LA. Carlitos and Enrique arrive in East LA at the address to realize that it is just a PO box and not his mom's physical address.
Carlitos gets the idea to search the city for the payphone that his mother calls him from every Sunday. Failing to find the payphone after several hours, mostly due to not being able to find the correct pizzeria, the two rest on a park bench, after unknowingly walking right past Rosario. Later, on the night of her wedding, Rosario admits to Paco that she can't marry him as she wants to wed for love. Rosario tells him that she is going to move back Sh-Boom - Various - Live Dancing In Al Capones Ballroom Mexico so she can be with her son.
She immediately decides to leave on a bus back to Mexico that night. Meanwhile, Carlitos thanks Enrique for everything and gives him his prized toy as a way to show his gratitude. The two fall asleep on the park bench. As Rosario is about to depart on the bus ride, seeing a payphone by the bus reminds her of Carlitos and she gathers her thoughts to make a decision.
Enrique and Carlitos get surprised by a pair of cops, and Enrique sacrifices himself by throwing his coffee at the police officers, which distracts them long enough for Carlitos to run away, but it causes Enrique to get arrested and most Easy Livin - James Last - Super Party Pac - Continuous Dancing deported.
Carlitos finally finds where his mom makes the weekly phone calls and spies his mother. Both see each other, but have to wait until the Carlitos Promise - Jump In The Air / Real Man light turns red and they can cross. The website's consensus reads, "If Under the Same Moon is often manipulative, it is also heartfelt, and features strong performances from its leads. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Theatrical release poster. Retrieved Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 20 March Films directed by Patricia Riggen.
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