Film

The Scythian

Release date: 18 January 2018

Format: Feature film

Genre: Action, Road Movie

Director: Rustam Mosafir

Writer: Vadim Golovanov, Rustam Mosafir

Production Designer : Sergei Fevralev, Aleksandr Kharin

Concept Designer: Andrey A. Nazarov

Costume Designer: Nadezhda Vasileva

Music: POTIR

Producer: Sergey Selyanov

Production: Russia

Production Companies: CTB Film Company

Distributor: Nashe Kino

Actors: Aleksey Faddeev, Vitaly Kravchenko, Alexander Kuznetsov, Alexander Patsevich, Yuri Tsurilo, Viktor Soloviev, Saido Kurbanov, Rustam Mosafir, Vasilisa Izmailova, Elena Solomina, Alexei Ingelevich, Boris Zverev, Oleg Rudenko-Travin, Aleksandr Samoylov, Sergey Tsepov, Andrey Fomin, Alexei Ovsyannikov

Length: 105 min.

Colour: Colour

These are times when one civilization is replacing another. A new era is about to begin in Central Eurasia. Scythians, the proud warriors, are all but gone. The few of their descendants have become ruthless mercenary assassins, the “waves of Ares.” Lutobor, is a soldier with a difficult task at hand. He becomes involved in internecine conflicts and sets off on a perilous journey to save his family. His guide is a captive Scythian by the name of Weasel. Lutobor and Weasel are enemies. They pray to different gods but must embark on this journey together. They brave the wild steppes, moving toward the last haven of the Scythians, to what seems to be their inevitable demise…

The age restriction shown in the trailer and promotional materials may differ from the age restriction stated on the film’s Screening Licence. Please refer to the age restriction shown on the film’s page at www.nkino.ru.

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Festivals and Awards:
2018 Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFFF): main competition

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The Scythian

These are times when one civilization is replacing another. A new era is about to begin in Central Eurasia. Scythians, the proud warriors, are all but gone. The few of their descendants have become ruthless mercenary assassins, the “waves of Ares.” Lutobor, is a soldier with a difficult task at hand. He becomes involved in internecine conflicts and sets off on a perilous journey to save his family. His guide is a captive Scythian by the name of Weasel. Lutobor and Weasel are enemies. They pray to different gods but must embark on this journey together. They brave the wild steppes, moving toward the last haven of the Scythians, to what seems to be their inevitable demise…

The age restriction shown in the trailer and promotional materials may differ from the age restriction stated on the film’s Screening Licence. Please refer to the age restriction shown on the film’s page at www.nkino.ru.

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