Cave of Forgotten Dreams


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Release Date: April 29, 2011Running Time: 90 mins.
MPAA Rating: GBox Office: $5,234,785.00
Genre: Documentary

Cast:
Werner Herzog
Werner Herzog
Erik Nelson
Adrienne Ciuffo

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Summary:
For over 20,000 years, Chauvet Cave has been completely sealed off by a fallen rock face, its crystal-encrusted interior as large as a football field and strewn with the petrified remains of giant ice age mammals. In 1994, scientists discovered the caverns and found hundreds of pristine paintings within, spectacular artwork dating back over 30,000 years (almost twice as old as any previous finds) to a time when Neanderthals still roamed the earth and cave bears, mammoths, and ice age lions were the dominant populations of Europe. Since then, only a few people have been allowed access into Chauvet Cave, and the true scope of its contents had largely gone unfelt. The film offers unprecedented... Full Summary >>

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