Sometimes a ramshackle flick has everything going against it but still succeeds to a degree. Sabotaged by a script that stretches implausibility beyond breaking-point, ACROSS THE MOON rebounds due to the love-hate relationship of a female odd couple and sparkling performances of the lead
Barrio survivor Carmen (Elizabeth Pena) and spoiled Beverly Hills refugee Kathy (Christina Applegate) meet under strained circumstances; Carmen's old man Richie (Tony Fields) and Kathy's main squeeze Lyle (Peter Berg) are netted by a police drug sting. Their bumbling boyfriends behind bars, the
antagonistic women sojourn closer to the desert-area penitentiary to set ...