The debut feature film of Richard Kelly is often viewed as a cult classic. Donnie Darko showcased a narrative that not only balanced humor with some pretty dark themes, but also highlighted the acting prowess of its future star, Jake Gyllenhaal. And now, the much celebrated film is headed back to theaters. Per Entertainment Weekly:
Filmmaker Richard Kelly’s beloved cult classic film Donnie Darko is marking its 15th anniversary by returning to theaters, Entertainment Weekly can exclusively reveal. Starting March 31, a 4K restoration of the Jake Gyllenhaal-starring movie will play weeklong engagements at Cinefamily in Los Angeles and the Metrograph in New York, as well as at venues in Denver, Columbus, Pittsburgh, Phoenix, and San Francisco. The following week, the film will expand to Detroit’s Cinema Detroit and the Alamo Drafthouse Montecillo in El Paso. Donnie Darko will also play special engagements in other cities, including Jacksonville, Austin, Dallas, and Baton Rouge. The restoration, which has been overseen by Arrow Films, will receive its U.S. premiere on March 30 at the Vista Theatre in Los Angeles with Kelly and cast members in attendance.
You can find a list of theaters showing the film at Cartilage Films.