Cave of Forgotten Dreams Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 3749

Average Rating: 2.8/4

# of Ratings: 25

Theatrical Release Date: 03/01/2011

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 11/29/2011

Language: German

Genre: Documentary, Historical

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Werner Herzog

Actors: Werner Herzog, Dominique Baffier, Jean Clottes, Jean-Michel Geneste, Carole Fritz, Gilles Tosello

Plot: Werner Herzog captures the earliest known artistic creations of mankind in an unprecedented look into the Chauvet caves in Southern France. -- Chris Kavan

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Chris Kavan - wrote on 05/08/2012

Fascinating look at the earliest art known to man - what amazed me was the preservation - just like you expect to see a Paleolithic man creating a new picture around the next corner - that's how fresh they look. Herzog also does a good job of bridging the past with the present. Simply stunning.

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patjohnson76 - wrote on 12/19/2011

An okay documentary, in which Wener Herzog descends into the Chauvet caves, which feature the oldest cave drawing known to man. We get to see a lot of Herzog's descent and LOTS of shots of the drawings themselves, which are pretty interesting. We also get a lot of how the drawings have maintained themselves over the thousands of years. My only complaint would be knowing more of the history - what's known of those who painted them, how they lived, etc. Instead there's too much time spent on the art and not enough time spent on the artists.

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