Guard Me, My Talisman

Guard Me, My Talisman (Russian: Храни меня, мой талисман, "Kranj menja, moj talisman", also known as Protect Me, My Talisman) is a 1986 Russian drama film directed by Roman Balayan.

Guard Me, My Talisman
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Directed byRoman Balayan
Written byRustam Ibragimbekov
StarringOleg Yankovskiy
Alexander Abdulov
Tatyana Drubich
Aleksandr Zbruyev
Alexander Adabashyan
Music byVadim Khrapachov
CinematographyVilen Kalyuta
Release date
  • 1986 (1986)

The film was entered into the main competition at the 43rd edition of the Venice Film Festival.[1] It also won the Golden Tulip at the 1987 International Istanbul Film Festival.[2]


The heroes of the film are modern young people - journalist Alexey Dmitriev, his wife, Tatyana, and some Klimov. A classic love triangle. Tatiana showing increased interest Klimov, skillfully playing the role of an amateur of poetry.

As a spiritless person, it intrudes into family life Alexey offending and humiliating. In order to defend the honor and dignity, Alexey calls Klimov on a duel.



  1. ^ VV.AA. Variety Film Reviews, Volume 19. Garland Pub., 1989.
  2. ^ Peter Cowie. Variety International Film Guide. Tantivy Press, 1989.

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