Peter Pau

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Peter Pau
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Peter Pau in 2005
Chinese name 鮑德熹
Chinese name 鮑德熹 (traditional)
Pinyin Bāo Dé Xī (Mandarin)
Jyutping Baau1 Dak1 Hei1 (Cantonese)
Born 1951 (age 62–63)
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Peter Pau Tak-Hei (Chinese: 鮑德熹), born 1951 in Hong Kong, is a Hong Kong-based cinematographer, best known to western audiences as the cinematographer in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, for which he won the Best Cinematographer Oscar in 2000.

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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