Artur Barciś

Artur Barciś ([ˈartur ˈbarʲʨ̑ĩɕ]; born 12 August 1956) is a Polish actor. His television appearances include Krzysztof Kieślowski's anthology series Dekalog (1989), the soap opera Aby do świtu... (1992),[1] and Kurierzy ("Couriers"). Since 2006 he has played the lovable neurotic Arkadiusz Czerepach in the comedy series Ranczo ("The Ranch").

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A Short Film About Love (1988)

19-year-old Tomek whiles away his lonely life by spying on his opposite neighbour Magda through binoculars. She's an artist in her mid-thirties, and appears to have everything - not least a constant stream of men at her beck and call. But when the two finally meet, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Grażyna Szapołowska  •  Olaf Lubaszenko  •  Stefania Iwińska  •  Piotr Machalica

19-year-old Tomek whiles away his lonely life by spying on his opposite neighbour Magda through binoculars. She's an artist in her mid-thirties, and appears to have everything - not least a constant stream of men at her beck and call. But when the two finally meet, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Grażyna Szapołowska  •  Olaf Lubaszenko  •  Stefania Iwińska  •  Piotr Machalica

Europa Europa (1990)

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A Jewish boy separated from his family in the early days of WWII poses as a German orphan and is taken into the heart of the Nazi world as a 'war hero' and eventually becomes a Hitler Youth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Agnieszka Holland
CAST:  Marco Hofschneider  •  Julie Delpy  •  René Hofschneider  •  Piotr Kozlowski

A Jewish boy separated from his family in the early days of WWII poses as a German orphan and is taken into the heart of the Nazi world as a 'war hero' and eventually becomes a Hitler Youth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Agnieszka Holland
CAST:  Marco Hofschneider  •  Julie Delpy  •  René Hofschneider  •  Piotr Kozlowski

Decalogue V (1989)

Jacek, an angry drifter, murders a taxi driver, brutally and without motive. His case is assigned to Piotr, an idealistic young lawyer who is morally opposed to the death penalty, and their interactions take on an emotional honesty that throws into stark relief for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Mirosław Baka  •  Jan Tesarz  •  Krzysztof Globisz  •  Andrzej Mastalerz

Jacek, an angry drifter, murders a taxi driver, brutally and without motive. His case is assigned to Piotr, an idealistic young lawyer who is morally opposed to the death penalty, and their interactions take on an emotional honesty that throws into stark relief for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Mirosław Baka  •  Jan Tesarz  •  Krzysztof Globisz  •  Andrzej Mastalerz

Decalogue II (1989)

Dorota Geller, a married woman, faces a dilemma involving her sick husband's prognosis. Her husband's doctor, who believes in God, sweared about it in vain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Krystyna Janda  •  Aleksander Bardini  •  Olgierd Łukaszewicz  •  Krzysztof Kumor

Dorota Geller, a married woman, faces a dilemma involving her sick husband's prognosis. Her husband's doctor, who believes in God, sweared about it in vain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Krystyna Janda  •  Aleksander Bardini  •  Olgierd Łukaszewicz  •  Krzysztof Kumor

Decalogue I (1989)

Krzysztof, a semantics professor and computer hobbyist, is raising his young son, Paweł, to look to science for answers, while Irena, Paweł’s aunt, lives a life rooted in faith. Over the course of one day, both adults are forced to question their belief systems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Henryk Baranowski  •  Wojciech Klata  •  Maja Komorowska  •  Artur Barciś

Krzysztof, a semantics professor and computer hobbyist, is raising his young son, Paweł, to look to science for answers, while Irena, Paweł’s aunt, lives a life rooted in faith. Over the course of one day, both adults are forced to question their belief systems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Henryk Baranowski  •  Wojciech Klata  •  Maja Komorowska  •  Artur Barciś

Decalogue IV (1989)

A father and daughter, Michał and Anka, have a unique intimacy, which the college-aged Anka is beginning to feel conflicted about. When she finds an unopened letter from her deceased mother, it seems to justify her attraction to Michał, who may not in fact be her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Adrianna Biedrzyńska  •  Janusz Gajos  •  Artur Barciś  •  Adam Hanuszkiewicz

A father and daughter, Michał and Anka, have a unique intimacy, which the college-aged Anka is beginning to feel conflicted about. When she finds an unopened letter from her deceased mother, it seems to justify her attraction to Michał, who may not in fact be her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Adrianna Biedrzyńska  •  Janusz Gajos  •  Artur Barciś  •  Adam Hanuszkiewicz

Decalogue III (1989)

It’s Christmas Eve, and Ewa has plotted to pass the hours until morning with her former lover Janusz, a family man, by making him believe her husband has gone missing. During this night of recklessness and lies, the pair grapple with choices made when their affair ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Daniel Olbrychski  •  Maria Pakulnis  •  Joanna Szczepkowska  •  Artur Barciś

It’s Christmas Eve, and Ewa has plotted to pass the hours until morning with her former lover Janusz, a family man, by making him believe her husband has gone missing. During this night of recklessness and lies, the pair grapple with choices made when their affair ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Daniel Olbrychski  •  Maria Pakulnis  •  Joanna Szczepkowska  •  Artur Barciś

Decalogue VII (1989)

As a high school student, Majka bore a child, Ania, whom Majka’s mother, Ewa, has been raising as her own. Now that Majka is ready for motherhood, Ewa refuses to let go, leading Majka to kidnap her own daughter, with unexpected emotional consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Anna Polony  •  Maja Barelkowska  •  Władysław Kowalski  •  Bogusław Linda

As a high school student, Majka bore a child, Ania, whom Majka’s mother, Ewa, has been raising as her own. Now that Majka is ready for motherhood, Ewa refuses to let go, leading Majka to kidnap her own daughter, with unexpected emotional consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Anna Polony  •  Maja Barelkowska  •  Władysław Kowalski  •  Bogusław Linda

Decalogue IX (1989)

Roman and Hanka have a loving marriage, but his impotence has led to her having an affair. The unbearable situation drives Roman to extreme measures both physically and mentally, testing their love and his own will to live.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Ewa Błaszczyk  •  Piotr Machalica  •  Jerzy Trela  •  Artur Barciś

Roman and Hanka have a loving marriage, but his impotence has led to her having an affair. The unbearable situation drives Roman to extreme measures both physically and mentally, testing their love and his own will to live.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Ewa Błaszczyk  •  Piotr Machalica  •  Jerzy Trela  •  Artur Barciś

Decalogue VIII (1989)

Zofia, a professor of ethics, is visited by Elżbieta, an American researching the fate of Jews who survived World War II. A daytime classroom conversation turns into a night of confrontation, and Zofia is forced to answer for a decision she made decades ago that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Maria Koscialkowska  •  Teresa Marczewska  •  Artur Barciś  •  Bronisław Pawlik

Zofia, a professor of ethics, is visited by Elżbieta, an American researching the fate of Jews who survived World War II. A daytime classroom conversation turns into a night of confrontation, and Zofia is forced to answer for a decision she made decades ago that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Maria Koscialkowska  •  Teresa Marczewska  •  Artur Barciś  •  Bronisław Pawlik

Decalogue VI (1989)

A teenage postal worker, Tomek, routinely spies on his older neighbor Magda, a sexually liberated artist who lives in the apartment across the courtyard from his. As their private worlds merge, fascination turns to obsession, and the line between love and curiosity ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Olaf Lubaszenko  •  Grażyna Szapołowska  •  Stefania Iwińska  •  Jan Piechociński

A teenage postal worker, Tomek, routinely spies on his older neighbor Magda, a sexually liberated artist who lives in the apartment across the courtyard from his. As their private worlds merge, fascination turns to obsession, and the line between love and curiosity ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Kieślowski
CAST:  Olaf Lubaszenko  •  Grażyna Szapołowska  •  Stefania Iwińska  •  Jan Piechociński

Life for Life: Maximilian Kolbe (1991)

The story of catholic saint Maximilian Kolbe (1894-1941), who volunteered to die in place of a stranger in the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Zanussi
CAST:  Edward Żentara  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Artur Barciś  •  Gustaw Lutkiewicz

The story of catholic saint Maximilian Kolbe (1894-1941), who volunteered to die in place of a stranger in the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Zanussi
CAST:  Edward Żentara  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Artur Barciś  •  Gustaw Lutkiewicz

Holy Week (1995)

During the Nazi era, a Jewish woman on the run takes a trolley which passes near the Warsaw ghetto, where the uprising battle is taking place, and some passengers are struck by stray bullets. They take temporary refuge in an empty building, and there she has a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrzej Wajda
CAST:  Beata Fudalej  •  Wojciech Malajkat  •  Magdalena Warzecha  •  Artur Barciś

During the Nazi era, a Jewish woman on the run takes a trolley which passes near the Warsaw ghetto, where the uprising battle is taking place, and some passengers are struck by stray bullets. They take temporary refuge in an empty building, and there she has a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrzej Wajda
CAST:  Beata Fudalej  •  Wojciech Malajkat  •  Magdalena Warzecha  •  Artur Barciś

Bezmiar sprawiedliwości (2006)

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DIRECTION:  Wiesław Saniewski
CAST:  Jan Frycz  •  Robert Olech  •  Jan Englert  •  Artur Barciś

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DIRECTION:  Wiesław Saniewski
CAST:  Jan Frycz  •  Robert Olech  •  Jan Englert  •  Artur Barciś

Private investigation (1987)

Rafal Skonecki loses his family in a car accident, caused by a drunken driver. When he is informed that the investigation is discontinued, he decides to take justice into his own hand.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wojciech Wójcik
CAST:  Roman Wilhelmi  •  Jan Peszek  •  Janusz Bukowski  •  Piotr Dejmek

Rafal Skonecki loses his family in a car accident, caused by a drunken driver. When he is informed that the investigation is discontinued, he decides to take justice into his own hand.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wojciech Wójcik
CAST:  Roman Wilhelmi  •  Jan Peszek  •  Janusz Bukowski  •  Piotr Dejmek

Jak to sie robi z dziewczynami (2002)

Bohaterami filmu są dwaj przyjaciele, 18-latkowie Bogo i Rychu, postawieni przed wyborami okresu dojrzewania. Obaj mają kłopoty z kobietami. Bogo jest typem "twardziela", który - przekonany o własnej skuteczności w podrywaniu dziewczyn - nie zwraca uwagi na ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Lukaszewicz  •  Przemyslaw Angerman
CAST:  Radoslaw Kaim  •  Maciej Kozłowski  •  Agnieszka Dygant  •  Zdzisław Wardejn

Bohaterami filmu są dwaj przyjaciele, 18-latkowie Bogo i Rychu, postawieni przed wyborami okresu dojrzewania. Obaj mają kłopoty z kobietami. Bogo jest typem "twardziela", który - przekonany o własnej skuteczności w podrywaniu dziewczyn - nie zwraca uwagi na ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Lukaszewicz  •  Przemyslaw Angerman
CAST:  Radoslaw Kaim  •  Maciej Kozłowski  •  Agnieszka Dygant  •  Zdzisław Wardejn

Inventory (1989)

Difficulty of human relations in a 3-cornered tale: a neurotic woman, idealistic young man and his mother. Tomek is a clean-cut, high-minded geography student. He lives with his mother Zofia, a sensitive, practicing Catholic, like her son. When he meets Julia, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Zanussi
CAST:  Krystyna Janda  •  Artur Żmijewski  •  Maja Komorowska  •  Andrzej Łapicki

Difficulty of human relations in a 3-cornered tale: a neurotic woman, idealistic young man and his mother. Tomek is a clean-cut, high-minded geography student. He lives with his mother Zofia, a sensitive, practicing Catholic, like her son. When he meets Julia, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Krzysztof Zanussi
CAST:  Krystyna Janda  •  Artur Żmijewski  •  Maja Komorowska  •  Andrzej Łapicki

Squadron (1992)

A young Russian aristocrat, Baron Fyodor Jeremin, volunteers to serve with a Dragon squadron to impress the girl who rejected his love. Just at this time the 1863 insurrection explodes in Poland. He enlists to serve in the army being sent to suppress the revolt. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Juliusz Machulski
CAST:  Radosław Pazura  •  Janusz Gajos  •  Anna Majcher  •  Sergey Shakurov

A young Russian aristocrat, Baron Fyodor Jeremin, volunteers to serve with a Dragon squadron to impress the girl who rejected his love. Just at this time the 1863 insurrection explodes in Poland. He enlists to serve in the army being sent to suppress the revolt. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Juliusz Machulski
CAST:  Radosław Pazura  •  Janusz Gajos  •  Anna Majcher  •  Sergey Shakurov

The Quack (1982)

A famous surgeon is beaten by drunken bullies, loses his memory and cannot recollect who he was before. He gets to a village, lives in a not so well to do family and becomes the Quack - he slowly regains his talent for medicine and saves the lives of several ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerzy Hoffman
CAST:  Jerzy Bińczycki  •  Anna Dymna  •  Bożena Dykiel  •  Tomasz Stockinger

A famous surgeon is beaten by drunken bullies, loses his memory and cannot recollect who he was before. He gets to a village, lives in a not so well to do family and becomes the Quack - he slowly regains his talent for medicine and saves the lives of several ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerzy Hoffman
CAST:  Jerzy Bińczycki  •  Anna Dymna  •  Bożena Dykiel  •  Tomasz Stockinger

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DIRECTION:  Wojciech Adamczyk
CAST:  Cezary Żak  •  Paweł Królikowski  •  Ilona Ostrowska  •  Artur Barciś
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