Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France, capturing the oldest known pictorial creations of humankind in their astonishing natural setting.
Fascinating and mind-boggling documentary about mankind's oldest known art.
On second view: wins through repeated viewings; an what would it be without Werner Herzog's Teutonic intellectual speculations?
Maltin***: "Compelling documentary...capture a sense of genuine physical and historic wonder. Herzog's philosophical naarative maunderings sometimes veer into the obtrusive but mostly he lets the spectacular images speak for themselves."