Scythe hitting Stone | © 2018

Scythe Hitting Stone

  • À bon chat bon rat (Working title)
All titles (5)
Feature Film | 2016-2017 | Drama | Germany

Shooting data

Number of shooting days22

Project data

Film financing
Length of movie80 Min.
Picture formatCinemascope (1 : 2,39)


  • [fr] Bande-annonce sortie salles - ASC Distribution

Brief synopsis

Russia. 2000. The end of the post-Soviet era. The province of Ivanovo. The family Mironovich has a funeral lunch: During the war in Chechnya her youngest son Andrej has perished. Anton, his older brother, fulfills his last wish: He rides his motorbike through the city at dawn. Meanwhile, the young girl Vika, who is in love with Anton, is raped after the disco. Her mother Vera commits at home a senseless crime. Nobody is guilty.



ActorRole nameVoice actor / Speaker
Kseniya KutepovaMutter [L]
Aleksey SolonchevAnton [L]
Robert VaabObdachloser [L]
Ekaterina VinogradovaVika [L]
Albert HasievAslan [SR]
Julianna MichnevitschAlja
Tatiana TschepelevitschSveta


director of photographyAlexander Schwarz [3]
1st assistant cameraLaura Christina Neu
costume designerJulia Pekina
assistant costume designerTatjana Bogdanovskaja
directorAnja Kreisaka Kruglova
1st assistant directorAlexandra Waletova
ScriptXenia Tschestnyh
editorAnja Kreisaka Kruglova
gafferVitali Kunath
electricianChristina Peter
makeup artist / hair stylistNatalia Buthsnevich
fx makeup artistDimitri Lopatkin
production designerAnastasia Kavtschevich
cast coordinatorAsya Dukhan
screenwriterAnja Kreisaka Kruglova
production sound mixerAndreas Hermann [3]
boom operatorEvgenij Schanük
boom operatorZaven Babayan
sound re-recording mixerRalf Schipke
pyrotechnistIgor Fisuk

Production companies

KHM Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln [de]

Distributing companies

ASC Distribution [fr]Distribution France 2019


Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
Anja Kreis2017Dvijenie National Film Festival [ru]Grand Prix - Best FilmWinner
Anja Kreis2017Festival du Cinema Russe Honfleur [fr]Best Debut FilmWinner
Anja Kreis2017Festival du Cinema Russe Honfleur [fr]Best ScreenplayWinner


Theatre releaseFranceWednesday, 17.07.2019