Nostalgia for the Light

A documentary about two different searches conducted in the Chilean Atacama Desert: one by astronomers looking for answers about the history of the cosmos, and one by women looking for the remains of loved ones killed by Pinochet's regime.

Grosses

Domestic (92.3%)
$163,962
Summary Details
DistributorIcarus Films
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Opening$5,664
1 theaters
Release DateJan 13, 2011
Running Time1 hr 30 min
GenresDocumentary
In Release2,910 days/415 weeks
Widest Release6 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Jan 13, 2011Thursday43$451--1$451$4511
Jan 14, 2011Friday46$1,489+230.2%-1$1,489$1,9402
Jan 15, 2011Saturday47$2,065+38.7%-1$2,065$4,0053
Jan 16, 2011Sunday47$2,110+2.2%-1$2,110$6,1154
Jan 17, 2011
MLK Day
Monday47$676-68%-1$676$6,7915
Jan 18, 2011Tuesday41$1,508+123.1%-1$1,508$8,2996
Jan 19, 2011Wednesday39$1,703+12.9%-1$1,703$10,0027
Jan 20, 2011Thursday46$388-77.2%-14%1$388$10,3908
Jan 21, 2011Friday44$807+108%-45.8%1$807$11,1979
Jan 22, 2011Saturday44$1,217+50.8%-41.1%1$1,217$12,41410
Jan 23, 2011Sunday43$904-25.7%-57.2%1$904$13,31811
Jan 24, 2011Monday42$350-61.3%-48.2%1$350$13,66812
Jan 25, 2011Tuesday39$714+104%-52.7%1$714$14,38213
Jan 26, 2011Wednesday40$736+3.1%-56.8%1$736$15,11814
Jan 27, 2011Thursday42$258-64.9%-33.5%1$258$15,37615
Jan 28, 2011Friday44$659+155.4%-18.3%1$659$16,03516
Jan 29, 2011Saturday44$728+10.5%-40.2%1$728$16,76317
Jan 30, 2011Sunday44$716-1.6%-20.8%1$716$17,47918
Jan 31, 2011Monday41$192-73.2%-45.1%1$192$17,67119
Feb 1, 2011Tuesday41$331+72.4%-53.6%1$331$18,00220
Feb 2, 2011Wednesday41$348+5.1%-52.7%1$348$18,35021
Feb 3, 2011Thursday42$83-76.1%-67.8%1$83$18,43322
Feb 4, 2011Friday45$258+210.8%-60.8%1$258$18,69123
Feb 5, 2011Saturday45$326+26.4%-55.2%1$326$19,01724
Feb 6, 2011Sunday45$192-41.1%-73.2%1$192$19,20925
Feb 9, 2011Wednesday44$256--26.4%1$256$19,46528
Mar 18, 2011Friday46$3,389--1$3,389$22,85465
Mar 19, 2011Saturday47$4,639+36.9%-1$4,639$27,49366
Mar 20, 2011Sunday47$2,653-42.8%-1$2,653$30,14667
Mar 21, 2011Monday43$1,585-40.3%-1$1,585$31,73168
Mar 22, 2011Tuesday45$1,339-15.5%-1$1,339$33,07069
Mar 23, 2011Wednesday45$983-26.6%-1$983$34,05370
Mar 24, 2011Thursday44$1,236+25.7%-1$1,236$35,28971
Mar 25, 2011Friday46$3,513+184.2%+3.7%2$1,756$38,80272
Mar 26, 2011Saturday49$2,300-34.5%-50.4%1$2,300$41,10273
Mar 27, 2011Sunday47$3,200+39.1%+20.6%2$1,600$44,30274
Mar 28, 2011Monday45$1,626-49.2%+2.6%2$813$45,92875
Mar 29, 2011Tuesday47$907-44.2%-32.3%1$907$46,83576
Mar 30, 2011Wednesday44$2,795+208.2%+184.3%2$1,397$49,63077
Mar 31, 2011Thursday45$1,968-29.6%+59.2%2$984$51,59878
Apr 1, 2011Friday48$2,840+44.3%-19.2%3$946$54,43879
Apr 2, 2011Saturday50$2,122-25.3%-7.7%2$1,061$56,56080
Apr 3, 2011Sunday50$1,406-33.7%-56.1%2$703$57,96681
Apr 4, 2011Monday49$979-30.4%-39.8%2$489$58,94582
Apr 5, 2011Tuesday48$1,524+55.7%+68%2$762$60,46983
Apr 6, 2011Wednesday46$1,773+16.3%-36.6%3$591$62,24284
Apr 7, 2011Thursday45$1,632-8%-17.1%3$544$63,87485
Apr 10, 2011Sunday46$224--84.1%1$224$64,09888
Apr 11, 2011Monday42$692+208.9%-29.3%1$692$64,79089
Apr 14, 2011Thursday46$31--98.1%1$31$64,82192
Apr 15, 2011Friday49$303+877.4%-2$151$65,12493
Apr 16, 2011Saturday49$163-46.2%-2$81$65,28794
Apr 17, 2011Sunday48$562+244.8%+150.9%2$281$65,84995
Apr 18, 2011Monday47$65-88.4%-90.6%1$65$65,91496
Apr 19, 2011Tuesday48$145+123.1%-1$145$66,05997
Apr 20, 2011Wednesday48$96-33.8%-1$96$66,15598
Apr 21, 2011Thursday47$212+120.8%+583.9%2$106$66,36799
Apr 22, 2011Friday46$2,519+1,088.2%+731.4%3$839$68,886100
Apr 23, 2011Saturday45$4,568+81.3%+2,702.5%3$1,522$73,454101
Apr 24, 2011
Easter Sunday
Sunday42$3,754-17.8%+568%3$1,251$77,208102
Apr 25, 2011Monday42$1,306-65.2%+1,909.2%2$653$78,514103
Apr 26, 2011Tuesday42$1,377+5.4%+849.7%2$688$79,891104
Apr 27, 2011Wednesday42$1,642+19.2%+1,610.4%2$821$81,533105
Apr 28, 2011Thursday42$1,870+13.9%+782.1%2$935$83,403106
Apr 29, 2011Friday48$888-52.5%-64.7%1$888$84,291107
Apr 30, 2011Saturday49$1,483+67%-67.5%1$1,483$85,774108
May 1, 2011Sunday48$1,081-27.1%-71.2%2$540$86,855109
May 2, 2011Monday46$311-71.2%-76.2%1$311$87,166110
May 3, 2011Tuesday47$374+20.3%-72.8%1$374$87,540111
May 4, 2011Wednesday47$354-5.3%-78.4%1$354$87,894112
May 5, 2011Thursday46$211-40.4%-88.7%1$211$88,105113
May 8, 2011Sunday50$1,223-+13.1%3$407$89,327116
May 9, 2011Monday49$384-68.6%+23.5%2$192$89,711117
May 10, 2011Tuesday47$616+60.4%+64.7%2$308$90,327118
May 11, 2011Wednesday47$553-10.2%+56.2%2$276$90,880119
May 12, 2011Thursday50$346-37.4%+64%2$173$91,226120
May 13, 2011Friday49$1,737+402%-3$579$92,963121
May 14, 2011Saturday47$3,365+93.7%-5$673$96,328122
May 15, 2011Sunday44$3,892+15.7%+218.2%6$648$100,220123
May 16, 2011Monday44$883-77.3%+129.9%2$441$101,103124
May 17, 2011Tuesday43$977+10.6%+58.6%2$488$102,080125
May 18, 2011Wednesday45$834-14.6%+50.8%2$417$102,914126
May 19, 2011Thursday42$1,151+38%+232.7%2$575$104,065127
May 20, 2011Friday46$378-67.2%-78.2%1$378$104,443128
May 21, 2011Saturday46$969+156.3%-71.2%2$484$105,412129
May 22, 2011Sunday44$1,087+12.2%-72.1%2$543$106,499130
May 23, 2011Monday46$119-89.1%-86.5%1$119$106,618131
May 24, 2011Tuesday44$188+58%-80.8%1$188$106,806132
May 25, 2011Wednesday32$3,439+1,729.3%+312.4%2$1,719$110,245133
May 26, 2011Thursday44$361-89.5%-68.6%1$361$110,606134
May 27, 2011Friday39$458+26.9%+21.2%1$458$111,064135
May 28, 2011Saturday39$1,139+148.7%+17.5%2$569$112,203136
May 29, 2011Sunday39$1,308+14.8%+20.3%2$654$113,511137
May 30, 2011
Memorial Day
Monday47$901-31.1%+657.1%1$901$114,412138
May 31, 2011Tuesday41$151-83.2%-19.7%1$151$114,563139
Jun 1, 2011Wednesday42$133-11.9%-96.1%1$133$114,696140
Jun 2, 2011Thursday40$251+88.7%-30.5%1$251$114,947141
Jun 3, 2011Friday43$444+76.9%-3.1%1$444$115,391142
Jun 4, 2011Saturday42$836+88.3%-26.6%1$836$116,227143
Jun 5, 2011Sunday42$637-23.8%-51.3%1$637$116,864144
Jun 6, 2011Monday37$1,380+116.6%+53.2%2$690$118,244145
Jun 7, 2011Tuesday41$215-84.4%+42.4%1$215$118,459146
Jun 8, 2011Wednesday42$161-25.1%+21.1%1$161$118,620147
Jun 9, 2011Thursday46$120-25.5%-52.2%1$120$118,740148
Jun 10, 2011Friday44$495+312.5%+11.5%2$247$119,235149
Jun 11, 2011Saturday42$1,357+174.1%+62.3%2$678$120,592150
Jun 12, 2011Sunday40$1,084-20.1%+70.2%2$542$121,676151
Jun 13, 2011Monday41$312-71.2%-77.4%1$312$121,988152
Jun 14, 2011Tuesday38$684+119.2%+218.1%1$684$122,672153
Jun 15, 2011Wednesday40$477-30.3%+196.3%1$477$123,149154
Jun 17, 2011Friday44$158--68.1%1$158$123,307156
Jun 18, 2011Saturday44$213+34.8%-84.3%1$213$123,520157
Jun 19, 2011Sunday44$220+3.3%-79.7%1$220$123,740158
Jun 23, 2011Thursday41$207--1$207$123,947162
Jun 24, 2011Friday49$360+73.9%+127.8%1$360$124,307163
Jun 25, 2011Saturday50$739+105.3%+246.9%2$369$125,046164
Jun 26, 2011Sunday50$346-53.2%+57.3%1$346$125,392165
Jun 27, 2011Monday46$224-35.3%-1$224$125,616166
Jun 28, 2011Tuesday47$267+19.2%-1$267$125,883167
Jun 29, 2011Wednesday46$229-14.2%-1$229$126,112168
Jun 30, 2011Thursday46$250+9.2%+20.8%1$250$126,362169
Jul 1, 2011Friday48$276+10.4%-23.3%2$138$126,638170
Jul 2, 2011Saturday48$409+48.2%-44.7%2$204$127,047171
Jul 3, 2011Sunday48$456+11.5%+31.8%2$228$127,503172
Jul 4, 2011
Independence Day
Monday49$55-87.9%-75.4%1$55$127,558173
Jul 5, 2011Tuesday47$128+132.7%-52.1%1$128$127,686174
Jul 6, 2011Wednesday47$209+63.3%-8.7%1$209$127,895175
Jul 7, 2011Thursday44$549+162.7%+119.6%1$549$128,444176
Jul 8, 2011Friday45$1,033+88.2%+274.3%3$344$129,477177
Jul 9, 2011Saturday46$1,152+11.5%+181.7%2$576$130,629178
Jul 10, 2011Sunday44$1,046-9.2%+129.4%2$523$131,675179
Jul 11, 2011Monday47$84-92%+52.7%1$84$131,759180
Jul 12, 2011Tuesday47$287+241.7%+124.2%2$143$132,046181
Jul 13, 2011Wednesday47$129-55.1%-38.3%1$129$132,175182
Jul 14, 2011Thursday47$135+4.7%-75.4%1$135$132,310183
Jul 23, 2011Saturday44$923--2$461$136,998192
Jul 24, 2011Sunday44$679-26.4%-2$339$137,677193
Jul 29, 2011Friday51$281--1$281$137,958198
Jul 30, 2011Saturday51$326+16%-64.7%1$326$138,284199
Jul 31, 2011Sunday50$394+20.9%-42%1$394$138,678200
Aug 1, 2011Monday51$103-73.9%-1$103$138,781201
Aug 2, 2011Tuesday47$247+139.8%-1$247$139,028202
Aug 3, 2011Wednesday50$67-72.9%-1$67$139,095203
Aug 4, 2011Thursday47$174+159.7%-1$174$139,269204
Aug 5, 2011Friday50$117-32.8%-58.4%1$117$139,386205
Aug 6, 2011Saturday50$183+56.4%-43.9%1$183$139,569206
Aug 7, 2011Sunday50$386+110.9%-2%1$386$139,955207
Aug 12, 2011Friday44$1,905-+1,528.2%2$952$141,860212
Aug 13, 2011Saturday45$1,654-13.2%+803.8%2$827$143,514213
Aug 14, 2011Sunday44$2,140+29.4%+454.4%2$1,070$145,654214
Aug 19, 2011Friday53$241--87.3%2$120$145,895219
Aug 20, 2011Saturday53$354+46.9%-78.6%2$177$146,249220
Aug 21, 2011Sunday51$216-39%-89.9%2$108$146,465221
Aug 22, 2011Monday50$36-83.3%-1$36$146,501222
Aug 23, 2011Tuesday51$58+61.1%-1$58$146,559223
Aug 24, 2011Wednesday51$25-56.9%-1$25$146,584224
Aug 25, 2011Thursday48$161+544%-1$161$146,745225
Sep 9, 2011Friday54$625--3$208$147,370240
Sep 10, 2011Saturday55$437-30.1%-3$145$147,807241
Sep 11, 2011Sunday58$134-69.3%-1$134$147,941242
Sep 12, 2011Monday50$179+33.6%-2$89$148,120243
Sep 13, 2011Tuesday50$141-21.2%-2$70$148,261244
Sep 14, 2011Wednesday49$224+58.9%-1$224$148,485245
Sep 15, 2011Thursday49$104-53.6%-1$104$148,589246
Sep 20, 2011Tuesday49$233-+65.2%1$233$148,822251
Sep 21, 2011Wednesday47$439+88.4%+96%1$439$149,261252
Sep 22, 2011Thursday47$388-11.6%+273.1%1$388$149,649253
Sep 26, 2011Monday48$390--1$390$150,039257
Sep 30, 2011Friday53$36--1$36$150,075261
Oct 1, 2011Saturday52$101+180.6%-1$101$150,176262
Oct 2, 2011Sunday52$141+39.6%-1$141$150,317263
Oct 3, 2011Monday48$23-83.7%-94.1%1$23$150,340264
Oct 4, 2011Tuesday48$71+208.7%-1$71$150,411265
Oct 5, 2011Wednesday48$65-8.5%-1$65$150,476266
Oct 6, 2011Thursday48$107+64.6%-1$107$150,583267
Oct 15, 2011Saturday50$446--1$446$151,029276
Oct 27, 2011Thursday51$193--1$193$151,222288
Oct 28, 2011Friday52$471+144%-2$235$151,693289
Oct 29, 2011Saturday51$467-0.8%-2$233$152,160290
Oct 30, 2011Sunday51$462-1.1%-2$231$152,622291
Oct 31, 2011
Halloween
Monday54$118-74.5%-1$118$152,740292
Nov 1, 2011Tuesday55$122+3.4%-1$122$152,862293
Nov 2, 2011Wednesday54$125+2.5%-1$125$152,987294
Nov 3, 2011Thursday54$129+3.2%-33.2%1$129$153,116295
Jan 15, 2012Sunday43$1,553--1$1,553$154,669368
Jan 16, 2012
MLK Day
Monday43$636-59%-1$636$155,305369
Jan 17, 2012Tuesday40$171-73.1%-1$171$155,476370
Jan 22, 2012Sunday47$408--73.7%1$408$155,833375
Jan 29, 2012Sunday47$1,059-+159.6%1$1,059$156,892382
Jan 30, 2012Monday45$36-96.6%-1$36$156,928383
May 6, 2012Sunday55$86--1$86$157,014480
Aug 3, 2012Friday38$1,132--1$1,132$158,146569
Oct 22, 2015Thursday39$1,599--2$799$159,7451,744
Oct 29, 2015Thursday40$695--56.5%1$695$160,4401,751
Sep 29, 2018Saturday67$452--1$452$163,9622,817