Jeskyně zapomenutých snů / Cave of Forgotten Dreams
|Type||Film eng friendly|
|Sections||Origins of Art|
|Category||anthropology culture and art history|
|Country||Canada, USA, France, Germany, UK|
|Production||Creative Differences, History Films, Arte France, Werner Herzog Filmproduktion|
When French archaeologist Chauvet and his team entered an unknown cave system in the picturesque valley of the Ardèche river in 1994, he did not know that he had just made a fascinating discovery which would make his mark in history. In the cave that is named after him, Chauvet found an unprecedented collection of cave paintings which are twice as old as any previous discovery. Since the system is fragile, the cave is not accessible to the public, and Oscar director Werner Herzog was the first filmmaker who was allowed to shoot on the premises. It resulted in a film that provides a 3D-based tour of the unique place which an artistic genius created 20,000 years ago.