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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 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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Art History Prehistoric Art

If you get a few minutes, check out the cave paintings in Lascaux via the online tour.

Another representitive piece of the time period is the… 11 more words


Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)


Few visitors outside of a select group of scientists are allowed into the magnificent Chauvet Cave at all, which contains the world’s oldest known cave paintings dating back some 30,000 years. 115 more words

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