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Ryszard Bugajski (1943–2019)

Ryszard Bugajski began his career working with Andrzej Wajda at Studio X in the late 70's. When he was pressured by the secret police to become an informant at the Studio, Bugajski vowed to try and bring down the Communist regime. To that end he shot his first feature film, "Interrogation", as society crumbled around him during the Solidarity ... See full bio »

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Known For

Interrogation Director
Blindness Director
General Nil Director


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 2016 Blindness
 2009 General Nil
 1997-2006 Television Theater (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Profesjonalista (2005) ... (directed by)
- Akwizytorom dziekujemy (2003) ... (directed by)
- Niuz (2003) ... (directed by)
- Mis Kolabo (2001)
 2005 Solidarity, Solidarity (segment "What Happened to Our Solidarity?")
 2003 Tak czy nie? (TV Mini-Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (2003)
- Episode #1.6 (2003)
- Episode #1.5 (2003)
- Episode #1.4 (2003)
- Episode #1.3 (2003)
 2003 Na Wspólnej (TV Series)
 2002 W kogo ja sie wrodzilem? (TV Movie)
 2001 Dzieci Witkacego (TV Series documentary)
 1997 Za a Przeciw (TV Movie)
 1995 Gracze
 1991 Clearcut
 1990 E.N.G. (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A Brief Madness (1990)
 1989 Interrogation
 1989 Deadly Nightmares (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Studio 3X (1989) ... (as Richard Bugajski)
 1989 T and T (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Family Honour (1989)
 1985-1989 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Many, Many Monkeys (1989) ... (as Richard Bugajski)
- Room 2426 (1989) ... (as Richard Bugajski)
- Street of Shadows (1989) ... (as Richard Bugajski)
- Memories (1988) ... (as Richard Bugajski)
- Night of the Meek/But Can She Type?/The Star (1985) ... (segment "Night of the Meek")
 1987 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Anniversary Gift (1987) ... (as Richard Bugajski)
- The Mole (1987) ... (as Richard Bugajski)
 1980 Zajecia dydaktyczne (TV Movie)
 1976 Bariera (TV Movie)
 1976 Smak muzyki (TV Short)
 1974/II Paul (TV Movie)
 1972 Maraton (TV Movie documentary)
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Richard Bugajski

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His father, Edward Bugajski, was an anti-war activist and PPS (Polish Socialist Party) member. See more »


Often directs war dramas set in Communist occupied Poland, usually focused on interrogation See more »

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