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FILM DETAILS
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Cast
Werner Herzog
Charles Fathy (voice)
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Werner Herzog
Running Time
89 minutes

Cave Of Forgotten Dreams (3D)
If Werner Herzog directed Sanctum


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Cave Of Forgotten Dreams (3D)

Plot
Documentary in which Werner Herzog becomes the first filmmaker to be able to shoot the spectacularly preserved cave drawings of the Chauvet caverns in France.


Verdict
A typically quixotic documentary in which great unknown artists from 35,000 years ago collaborate with one in 2011. Profound, mysterious and utterly absorbing.


Reviewed by Adam Smith

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