The brief soundtrack album for Under the Same Moon give score composer Carlo Siliotto the opportunity to create some melodic, romantic themes played by piano, strings, and an accordion to accompany the story of a Mexican mother working illegally in the U.S. while separated from her son back in Mexico. There's plenty of warm, poignant music marking the travails of mother and son, and Siliotto brings in percussion to heighten the dramatic plot points in "El Coche" and "El Sacrificio de Enrique." It's a score intended to help endear the characters to the audience, the better to further the film's effort to explore the complexities of illegal immigration.
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AllMusic Review by William Ruhlmann