Cave of Forgotten Dreams
Screened in May 2011
Director: Werner Herzog. Documentary about the 30,000-year old cave paintings in Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc, France.
Twitter Capsule: 3D is the right choice, but 90 minutes isn't. Opacity of the subject fascinates but thwarts real inquiry.

Photo © 2010 History Films/IFC Films/Sundance Selects
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

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New York Film Critics Circle: Best Documentary Feature
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Documentary Feature
National Society of Film Critics: Best Documentary Feature

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