Agreeable old black and white film, just re-released, about a man who is not rich enough. Based on a short story by Pushkin. Russians, aristocrats, gambling dens, adulterous countesses etc etc.
It was only about half way through that I realised that it was an old film, which shows you how good the production values were for 1948. I thought it was being deliberately retro and would break out in colour any minute.
My father and I disagreed about whether the film contains supernatural events, or is just a story about a man going mental. Mind you you can have the same argument about Macbeth.
Anyway it's great. Go see while it's still on release.