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"Cave of Forgotten Dreams" (2010, dir. Werner Herzog)

The documentary form is very powerful because of its ability to impart ideas and facts to an audience, and because documentaries are sometimes presented with non-staged scenes they give the impression that everything in them is absolutely real. 698 more words


The Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave in the Ardèche department of southern France is a cave that contains the earliest known and best preserved figurative cave paintings in the world

From the Aurignacian period (30,000 to 32,000 BP). The Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc Cave, was discovered in the Ardèche valley (in southern France) in December 1994 by three cave explorers, after removing the rumble of stones that blocked a passage. 159 more words

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Cave of Forgotten Dreams (an overview)

Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010) is a documentary film directed by Werner Herzog. The film was shot primarily in the Chauvet Cave in France, where Palaeolithic era paintings was made by people in those times. 328 more words


Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Released:  2010

SUMMARY:  This film is a documentary about Chauvet Cave in southern France.  The cave was discovered in 1994 by a group of scientists; the cave had been hidden for thousands of years by a huge rock slab, which had blocked the original entrance (the slab fell during a rock slide).  601 more words

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The European man is the Neanderthal man, the Neanderthal man is the European man!

Quite accurate reconstruction of the Neanderthal man:

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The truly beautiful 'Cave of Forgotten Dreams' (2010)

Werner Herzog’s documentary Cave of Forgotten Dreams is an ode to the Chauvet Cave in France, a cavern that harbors prehistoric art. Herzog narrates the film in his raspy voice, nearly whispering with reverence. 384 more words

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