Az Ugynok Elete (2004)


Az Ügynök élete – Belugyi oktatás a Kádár-korszakban is a 2004 documentary by director Gabor Zsigmond Papp.

Also known as The Life of a Spy in the Kadar Era, The Life of an Agent, and The Life of an Agent: State Security Tuition in the Kádár Era.


Selection of clips from top secret training films made between the 1950s and 1970s for the Hungarian secret police of communist János Kádár era that teach the agents how to surveil and investigate possible traitors and recruit informants.

Production & Filming Details

  • Narrator(s):
    • János Kulka … Narrator #1 (voice).
    • Zoltán Rátóti Zoltán Rátóti … Narrator #2 (voice).
  • Director(s):
    • Gábor Zsigmond Papp.
  • Producer(s):
    • Gábor Zsigmond Papp … producer.
  • Writer(s):
    • Miklós Tamási
  • Music:
    • Szabolcs Molnár.
  • Cinematography:
    • Balázs Dobóczi.
  • Editor(s):
    • Szilárd Nagy.
  • Production:
    • Bologna Film.
  • Distributor(s):
    • Budapest Film Rt. (2004) (Hungary) (all media).
  • Release Date: 30 December 2004 (Hungary).
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 82 minutes.
  • Country: Hungary.
  • Language: Hungarian.

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