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About the Movie
Cave of Forgotten Dreams follows an exclusive expedition into the nearly inaccessible Chauvet Cave in France, home to the most ancient visual art known to have been created by man. It's an unforgettable cinematic experience that provides a unique glimpse of the pristine artwork dating back to human hands over 30,000 years ago - almost twice as old as any previous discovery.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 130
- Fresh: 125
- Rotten: 5
- Average Rating: 7.9/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: The result is a journey to prehistory that's simultaneously wondrous and tedious, profound and completely nuts -- which is to say, quintessential Herzog.
Fresh: Herzog's voiceover is, as always, more entertaining than most film soundtracks. The film has a touch of that gray fuzz which still afflicts 3-D, but the Chauvet cave is a perfect candidate for such technology, because it stashes its secrets in a recess.
Fresh: Art history lessons don't get much better: "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" presents the world's oldest paintings captured by one of film's great visionaries.
Fresh: What we come to love about Herzog's documentary is Herzog's love itself.
I was deeply impressed by this documentary and of course the cave and its unbelievable paintings. A must see.
Cave of Forgotten Dreams
Excellent! What a gift to be able to see these incredible paintings. Thank you Werner Herzog.
Spacy Cave Movie
While the movie is visually stimulating and intellectuallly intriguing, I must say Herzog drifts a lot and edits too little. The postscript was really out there!