The Queen of Spades
The Queen of Spades (1949)

A supernatural tale based on a short story by Russian poet Alexander Pushkin, this is the portrayal of a poor Captain in the Russian army in the nineteenth Century. His comrades in arms play cards nightly, but he cannot afford to join them… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 30, 1949
DVD Release Date: May 20, 2003
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A masterfully filmed surreal atmospheric supernatural tale.

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

A black-and-white gem that truly deserves to be hailed as a 'lost classic'.

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Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

It's more distressing to witness just how much the mood of a dark and uncompromising masterpiece can be sabotaged by a producer with his eyes on the easy uplift.

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