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Genres: History , Documentary
Actors: Volker Schlöndorff , Charles Fathy , Maurice Maurin , Maria Malina , Wulf Hein , Nicholas Conard , Julien Monney , Michel Philippe , Gilles Tosello , Carole Fritz , Jean-Michel Geneste , Jean Clottes , Dominique Baffier , Werner Herzog
Director: Werner Herzog
Country: United Kingdom, Germany, France, United States, Canada
Year: 2010
IMDB Rating: 7.5/10 (2465 votes)

In 1994, a group of scientists discovered a cave in Southern France perfectly preserved for over 20,000 years and containing the earliest known human paintings. Knowing the cultural significance that the Chauvet Cave holds, the French government immediately cut-off all access to it, save a few archaeologists and paleontologists. But documentary filmmaker, Werner Herzog, has been given limited access, and now we get to go inside examining beautiful artwork created by our ancient ancestors around 32,000 years ago. He asks questions to various historians and scientists about what these humans would have been like and trying to build a bridge from the past to the present.

Film Review

This amazing documentary by German filmmaker Werner Herzog has been playing at the IFC for quite some time. We recently caught it because the idea of wearing the special glasses to watch the film was not too enticing. In fact, surprisingly enough, even not seeing what is shown on the screen without them proved to be possible. In fact, we were quite surprised because as 3D presentations go, this film did not appear to be a likely candidate.At any rate, the subject of the documentary brings the viewer to watch first hand the work of our human ancestors that lived in that part of the world thousands of years ago. The Chauvet caves in rural France are one of the most impressive discoveries in recent times. That explorers were able to access the well hidden entrance to the caves proves to be an homage to those brave men that first went into the unknown world they found in the many animal paintings that adorn the walls of the main section of the caves.It is surprising though that no humans …

When this documentary arrived in the mail from Netflix, my mom and me wondered why since it wasn't in our list of requested movies. Still, we viewed it and was fascinated by those drawings in the Chauvet caves in France that happened to be thousands of years old, yet still seemed fresh enough to seem like it was drawn yesterday. Loved the music score by Ernst Reijsegar. Also was fascinated by that guy playing that ancient flute as he performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" and those albino crocodiles. There was also this elderly man trying to demonstrate what spear throwing was like during those caveman times but wasn't completely effective yet it was fun seeing him try. And while the film could have been trimmed by maybe 15 minutes, I still highly recommend Cave of Forgotten Dreams.

This movie fails to engage and educate. I think the people talking about how amazing it is have been fooled. They make the classic mistake that if a movie is slow, kinda boring and the people have French accents it must be good. They confuse boring with "not Hollywood" and see it as a mark of excellence and higher culture. Sorry to burst your bubble but the Emporer has no clothes people, there is little to nothing being said here. I ran into a review of it on DeWolfeHowls on blogspot after I saw it and it pretty much summed it up. It has all the depth and power to inform of the Double Rainbow Guy on YouTube. They really spend the whole movie focusing on how much this should blow our minds, but never give us much of the facts, figures and science to do so. Check out the DeWolfe review he says it better than I do.


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