Cave of Forgotten Dreams

(2010)

Genres: Documentary, History

Review: Cave of Forgotten Dreams

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Christy Lemire
Beautiful.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
One of the finest uses of this new medium that I have seen.

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Cave of Forgotten Dreams
About 32,000 years ago, in a limestone cave above the Ardeche River in southern France, humans created cave paintings now considered the oldest known to exist. The paintings spring from the walls with boldness and confidence, as if the artists were already sure what they wanted to paint and how to paint it. Perhaps 25,000 years ago, a child visited the cave and left a footprint, the oldest human footprint that can be accurately dated. At some time after the child's visit, a rock slide sealed the entrance to the cave. …Read Full Review
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun-Times - 04/27/2011