July 23, 2015 at 07:36 PM EDT

The Terrence Malick drama Knight of Cups will skip this year’s Oscar race and open in theaters on March 4, according to a press release from Broad Green Pictures.

The film, which boasts a star-studded cast including Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman, Frieda Pinto, Imogen Poots, Wes Bently, Isabel Lucas, and Teresa Palmer, follows Rick (Bale), a successful screenwriter who feels haunted by the emptiness of his life. He finds temporary distraction in both men and women in the city of Los Angeles, all of whom — in their own way — help him re-discover his purpose.

The film premiered in February at the Berlin International Film Festival, where critics were split

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