Filmmaker Werner Herzog is well known for his ambitious movies. His latest project, “Cave of Forgotten Dreams,” may be his wildest film yet.
The documentary, which hits theaters this spring, focuses on the Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc Cave in France. The cave is tens of thousands of years old, and for many thousands of those years no human being knew about it. Three French explorers discovered the cave in 1994.
So, what makes this cave worthy of a 3D documentary from one of the world’s great filmmakers? For one, the cave contains amazing detailed drawings that defy explanation.