Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Cave of Forgotten Dreams
  • 2010
  • Canada/US/France/Germany/UK
  • 15
  • Directed by: Werner Herzog
  • Written by: Werner Herzog

Immersive documentary examining the Chauvet-Pont-d-'Arc caves in France's Ardèche region that contain the oldest ever paintings created by humans, dating back 35,000 years. Despite working under severe restrictions in terms of access and lighting, Herzog's images instill a sense of awe.

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Filmhouse, Edinburgh (0.0 miles)

88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ
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Cave of Forgotten Dreams

2 Mar 20113 stars

Werner Herzog's documentary about the ancient Chauvet-Pont-d-’Arc caves

(15) 90min Cinema’s capacity to transport the viewer into the most extraordinary of locations is memorably illustrated in Werner Herzog’s immersive new documentary Cave of Forgotten Dreams in 3D. Back in 1994 the limestone Chauvet-Pont-d-’Arc caves…

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