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Satan. Satan was created by the Russian creator Yakov Protazanov (Cascarilla (I), Maryutka) and appeared in the film Satana Likuiushchii (1917).

In pastoral Scandinavia a fundamentalist, fire-breathing pastor is given to japeries such as insisting his late wife’s sister live platonically with her husband. Satan arrives at the pastor’s house in the form of a lost traveler, and warps the minds of all involved with sexual suggestions. Years pass, and the son of the pastor and his late wife’s sister (they had an affair) plays Satan’s theme song, “Hymn Triumphant,” on a piano (he is a famous pianist) and is transformed into a wicked man. The movie ends with the son and Satan drinking together.

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