Born 1943, USSR
Died 1994
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Виктор Федорович АРИСТОВ
Filmography (extracts)
1994 - Rain in the Ocean (Дожди в океане) [fiction, 76 mn]
1990 - Satan (Сатана) [fiction, 108 mn]
1988 - It's Hard For the First Hundred Years (Трудно первые сто лет) [fiction, 138 mn]
1985 - Gunpowder (Порох) [fiction, 92 mn]
1980 - A Reed in the Wind (Тростинка на ветру) [fiction, 149 mn]
1978 - Brothers-in-Law (Свояки) [fiction, 29 mn]
1994 - Rain in the Ocean (Дожди в океане) from Viktor ARISTOV , Yuri MAMIN [fiction, 76 mn]
1990 - Satan (Сатана) from Viktor ARISTOV [fiction, 108 mn]
1985 - Gunpowder (Порох) from Viktor ARISTOV [fiction, 92 mn]
1979 - The Wife Has Left (Жена ушла) from Dinara ASANOVA [fiction, 91 mn]
1991 - The Defektor (Невозвращенец) from Sergey SNEZHKIN [fiction, 123 mn]
1989 - The Asthenic Syndrome (Астенический синдром) from Kira MURATOVA [fiction, 156 mn]
1987 - Change of Fortune (Перемена участи) from Kira MURATOVA [fiction, 109 mn]
1983 - Among Grey Stones (Среди Серых Камней) from Kira MURATOVA [fiction, 88 mn]
1980 - Priklyucheniya Sherloka Kholmsa i doktora vatsona (Приключения Шерлока Колмса и доктора Ватсона) from Igor MASLENNIKOV [fiction, 203 mn]
1978 - Getting to Know the Big Wide World (Познавая Белый Свет) from Kira MURATOVA [fiction, 79 mn]
Sites : IMDb, Kinopoisk

Awards :
Satan :
Silver Bear, Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 1991
Rain in the Ocean :
Prix spécial du jury au Festival Kinoshock, Anapa, 1994 Prix Nika du meilleur son, 1994

Victor Aristov (whose real name was Arestov) was born on June 9, 1943 in Kyrgyzstan. In 1968 he completed correspondence studies at the director training faculty of the Leningrad Institute of Theater, Music and Cinema.
As an assistant director or second director, Victor Arestov worked with Ili Averbakh, Alexei German, Sergei Mikaelian and Yossef Kheïfits. He also pursued a career as an actor. He directed a few short films and screenplays before becoming famous for his film La Poudre, which evokes the last world war. His film Satan won the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival in 1991. He died while making Rain on the Ocean which was finished by Youri Mamine.

Commentaries and bibliography
- Орфей-трип: интерпретация орфических мотивов в творчестве Виктора Аристова [Voyage-Orphée : interprétation des motifs orphiques dans les œuvres de Viktor Aristov] Лилия ЗДОРОВА, 2023, Cinema Routine