01/22/23 by Antonina
It’s Russian thriller about opera singers preparing for a performance of the Queen of Spades
Link to the movie (perhaps there are other/better ways to watch it, Michal, please help):
The Queen of Spades is commonly associated with three things:
Pushkin’s short story, The Queen of Spades
Tchaikovsky’s opera, The Queen of Spades
British film based on the Pushkin’s story.
There is also a sexual association which is inappropriate here.
I recommend to view the information in the links below, I think it would make the experience of watching and understanding this film richer.
Opera: Synopsis: The Queen of Spades https://www.metopera.org/discover/synopses/the-queen-of-spades/
Page to Opera Stage: Pushkin’s Tragicomedy & Tchaikovsky’s Melodrama in ‘The Queen of Spades’
1949 thriller The Queen of Spades with Anton Walbrook (The Red Shoes) will be released on digital platforms on January 23.