Peter Biziou

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Peter Biziou
Born (1944-08-08) 8 August 1944 (age 75)
Parent(s)Leon Bijou

Peter Biziou BSC (born 8 August 1944 in Wales) is a British cinematographer.[1]

Peter Biziou is the son of special effects cameraman and cinematographer Leon Bijou best known for shooting Foxes in 1980. He began his career in the mid-1960s where he worked on short films by Norman J. Warren and Robert Freeman. In 1973 he began his collaboration with director Alan Parker. They shot the two shorts Footsteps and Our Cissy in 1974 and in 1976 Biziou got the opportunity to work on Parker's feature film Bugsy Malone. Biziou's next works include Monty Python's Life of Brian, Time Bandits and Pink Floyd - The Wall.

Biziou won the Academy Award and the BAFTA Award for Alan Parker's film Mississippi Burning. He received a further BAFTA nomination for Peter Weir's film The Truman Show.



  1. ^ Vincent Canby (8 February 1991). "Movie Review - Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead - Review/Film; A Cockeyed Perspective On Elsinore". The New York Times. Retrieved 25 May 2009.

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