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Peter Pau Poster

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Overview (1)

Born in Hong Kong

Mini Bio (1)

Pau has been one of the top cinematographers in Hong Kong. After his graduation of Filmmaking at San Francisco Art Institute in 1983, he directed his first feature "The Temptation of Dance" and Wu du qing chou (aka Misty) in the 1990s. Pau has been working with the top directors such as John Woo (_Dip hyut shueng hung (1989)_ [aka The Killer]), Hark Tsui (Double Team, Hua yue jia qi [aka Love in the Time of Twilight], "The Chinese Feast"), Ronny Yu (The Bride with White Hair [aka Bride With White Hair], Bride of Chucky, Ye ban ge sheng [aka The Phantom Lover], Warriors of Virtue). His collaboration with Ang Lee on Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (aka Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) with poetic style in lighting and stunning camera moves became the first one of Hong Kong cinematographers being nominated by the Oscar and won seven major US critics' awards. He then work quite many major films such as Shoot 'Em Up, The Promise, Perhaps Love, The Forbidden Kingdom, Confucius plus his latest producing and directing Zhongkui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal. With six awards for best cinematography at the Hong Kong Film Awards, Pau also got 25 nominations from the world.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Patrick Ho

Trivia (5)

Earned BFA in Filmmaking from San Francisco Art Institute.
Son of TV/movie actor Fong Pau.
Brother of Hee Ching Paw.
Son of Su Liu.
Brother-in-law of Henry Fong.

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