Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Cave of Forgotten Dreams Documentary, History

  • 7.4
  • 2010
  • 90 min
  • Canada, USA, France, Germany, UK
  • 14331


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 ...