Cave Of Forgotten Dreams
Cave Of Forgotten Dreams - Trailer
Director Werner HerzogYear 2011Genre(s) Documentaries
The Chauvet caves in France were only discovered in 1994 but it's thought that the cathedral like caves hold some of the earliest cave paintings. The site is regarded as one of the most treasured prehistoric art sites in the world, on the walls you can see pictures of many animals including: horses, cattle, lions, panthers, bears and rhinos which were created by man over 32,000 years ago.
The artwork is thought to be sensitive to external contamination so when Werner Herzog and a select team of camera men were allowed to film on the site for a few hours a day they couldn't believe their luck. Equipped with specialist none heat emitting lights and a 3D camera the team began to document their surroundings. For the first time, we can now see some of the beautiful drawings that up to now have only been seem by a few specialists.
Narrated, Written and Directed by Werner Herzog
Starring: Werner Herzog