Into Great Silence, the film about life in the Grande Chartreuse monastery, will have its U.S. premiere (other than film festivals) in New York on February 28. Here is a link to the current schedule of release dates and theatres in various cities. Here in southern California, it will play at the Nuart Theater in Los Angeles on March 9 to 13, and it will open at the Ken Theatre in San Diego on April 6. Check the schedule if you want to see the movie in a theater, because there are some cities where it will only be shown for one day or a few days.
Watch the film trailer.
The film has been a great success in other countries where it is being shown. La Croix today reported that the movie has been an incredible success in France since its release there on December 20, drawing more than 120,000 viewers although it has only been shown on 13 screens. Other countries have also reported great successes. The film was previously shown at several film festivals and won the European Film Academy's award for the Best Documentary of 2006.