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La Misma Luna

La Misma Luna

(Under the Same Moon)

2007
106 minutes
PG-13

Spanish with optional English subtitles.

Spanish Lesson Plan

Discover the heartwarming and powerful story of "La Misma Luna" (Under the Same Moon) with our comprehensive lesson plan. This engaging resource is designed to help students explore the emotional journey of Carlitos and his mother, Rosario, as they navigate the challenges of separation and the quest for a better life. Through this film, students will gain insight into the complex issues of illegal immigration, family bonds, and the enduring hope that drives people to overcome incredible obstacles.

La Misma Luna (Under the Same Moon) 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 her son Carlitos back in Mexico. Both Rosario and Carlitos embark on their 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. This heartwarming family story deals with the issue of illegal immigration.

Using "La Misma Luna" in your classroom not only enhances language skills but also fosters empathy and understanding of real-world issues. Our lesson plan provides structured activities, discussion questions, and cultural insights that enrich the learning experience. Make this touching film a part of your curriculum to inspire meaningful conversations and deepen students' appreciation of diverse perspectives. Explore our range of engaging, film-based lesson plans and start transforming your language classes today! IMDB 

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Director: Patricia Riggen

Cast: Eugenio Derbez, Kate del Castillo, Adrian Alonso

Audio: Spanish with optional English subtitles.

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