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Chinese name


Chinese name
鮑德熹 (traditional)

Fong Pao, Su Liu

Bao De Xi (Mandarin)

Paw Hee-ching

Peter Pau

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Baau1 Dak1 Hei1 (Cantonese)

San Francisco Art Institute

Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Hong Kong Film Award for Best Cinematography

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"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" winning the Oscar® for Cinematography

Peter Pau Tak-Hei (Chinese: 鮑德熹, born 1951) is a Hong Kong cinematographer and film director, best known to western audiences as for his work on Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Cinematographer in 2000. One of Hong Kong's premier cinematographers, he has collaborated with directors John Woo, Ronny Yu, Ang Lee, Tsui Hark, and Wong Kar-wai.


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Pau is a member of the Hong Kong Society of Cinematographers. The asteroid 34420 Peterpau was named in his honour in early 2006. His older sister is Hong Kong Film Awards best actress winner Paw Hee-Ching.

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Partial filmography

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  • The Legend of Wisely (1987)
  • The Killer (1989)
  • To Be Number One (1991)
  • God of Gamblers III: Back to Shanghai (1991)
  • Saviour of the Soul (1992)
  • Justice, My Foot! (1992)
  • The Bride with White Hair (1993)
  • The Eagle Shooting Heroes (1993)
  • Naked Killer (1994)
  • Treasure Hunt (1994)
  • The Phantom Lover (1995)
  • The Chinese Feast (1995)
  • Warriors of Virtue (1997)
  • Double Team (1997)
  • Bride of Chucky (1998)
  • Anna Magdalena (1998)
  • Dracula 2000 (2000)
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
  • The Touch (2002)
  • The Promise (2005)
  • Perhaps Love (2005)
  • Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
  • The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
  • Confucius (2010)
  • Special ID (2013)
  • Zhong Kui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal (2015)
  • See You Tomorrow (2016)

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