DVD: Cave of Forgotten Dreams(U)
Friday 14 October 2011
Werner Herzog's enlightening documentary guides viewers through the Chauvet Cave in Southern France, which contains the oldest artwork in the world. Herzog provides a compelling account of the history of drawings created 32,000 years ago.
The pictures are awe-inspiring due to the amount of detail and the pristine condition in which they have been naturally preserved. The film gives us a fascinating insight into a forgotten time, while the lingering shots enable us to drink in the images. If art is thought to reveal what is insidethe soul, then this documentary offers a glimpse into the psyche of the primitive man.
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