Satan (1991 film)

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Directed byViktor Aristov
Produced bySergei Avrutin
Written byViktor Aristov
StarringMaria Averbach
CinematographyYuri Vorontsov
Edited byIrina Vigdortchik
Release date
  • February 1991 (1991-02)
Running time
106 minutes
CountrySoviet Union

Satan (Russian: Сатана) is a 1991 Soviet thriller film directed by Viktor Aristov. It was entered into the 41st Berlin International Film Festival where it won the Silver Bear - Special Jury Prize.[1]

Initially the film was planned to be based on the novel Nonhuman (Нелюдь) by Arkadi Vayner, but the director failed to reach an agreement with Vayners, and he wrote a new screenplay loosely based on the central idea of Vayners' novel, an abduction of the daughter of a VIP woman. Vayner sued, unsuccessfully.[2]



  1. ^ "Berlinale: 1991 Prize Winners". Retrieved 26 March 2011.
  2. ^ "Квентин Тарантино подал в суд на медийную компанию из-за утечки его нового сценария", 28 January 2014, Evening Moscow

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