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THR: Cave of Forgotten Dreams Review

THR: You might have guessed that if Werner Herzog ever made a 3D movie, he would use it to explore art, spirituality and the nature of humanness. "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" is that movie.

By some miracle, Herzog gained permission from French authorities to film inside the renowned Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave discovered in 1994 in the south of France, which Herzog in his narration deems, with justification, "one of the great discoveries in the history of human culture." So fragile are the prehistoric drawings -- the earliest known human art -- and the cave floor with its meticulously preserved bear tracks and bones, that only a few scientists have ever been permitted to enter.

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