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Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Directed by


Starring
Werner Herzog Werner Herzog
Self / Narrator
Charles Fathy Charles Fathy
Interpreter


Written by
Werner Herzog Werner Herzog
(written by)
Judith Thurman Judith Thurman
article (uncredited)


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A very good movie

10 years, 2 months ago at Jan 15 9:12
Of course, a movie about Chauvet cave (la grotte de Chauvet in French) was really intriguing and after watching ‘Grizzly Man’ and ‘Encounters at the End of the World’, I have become quite fond of Werner Herzog’s documentaries. However, I didn’t expect it to be so awe-inspiring. I mean, at first, I thought ‘Great… I’m getting to spend 90 minutes in some cave, I’m going to get bo... read more

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7 years, 7 months ago at Aug 10 13:42
Justifiably reiterative. The oportunity uninteresting interviews.to visit the cave is worth the reiterations, the long and insistente pannings through the walls and some
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Description: "My intellectual, my spiritual awakening was in a way connected to Paleolithic cave paintings," German writer and director Werner Herzog has admitted. The Chauvet Cave in southern France was discovered by scientists in 1994 and estimated to be more than 30,000 years old. Inside they found hundreds of playful paintings from a period when Neanderthals were situated in France along with bison, bears, mammoths, and lions. The Cave had been sealed off by a fallen rock face which preserved a space as large as a football field. Thanks to Herzog's enthusiasm and intrepid spirit, the usually cautious French authorities gave ... (more)
Release date: 31 August 2011
Tags: Documentary (16), History (5), France (5), Art (5), 2010 (4), Germany (4), Prehistoric Art (4), Caves (3), 2010s (3), Archeology (3), 3d (3), Cave (3), Ancient Art (2), 2011 (2), Historical (2), Prehistoric (1), Creative Process (1), 2010's (1), 85 Min. (1), SnP (1)
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