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Peter Sova (1944–2020)

Peter Sova was born on September 25, 1944 in Prague, Czechoslovakia [now Czech Republic] as Milan Peter Sova. He is known for his work on Push (2009), Wicker Park (2004) and Gangster No. 1 (2000). He was married to Elizabeth Hickox. He died on August 27, 2020 in South Kortright, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Push Cinematographer
Wicker Park Cinematographer
Gangster No. 1 Cinematographer
Lucky Number Slevin Cinematographer


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 2019 Driven to Abstraction (Documentary)
 2009 Push (director of photography)
 2008 The Strangers (director of photography)
 2006 Thief (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2006)
 2006 Lucky Number Slevin (director of photography)
 2004 The Postal Service: Against All Odds (Video short) (Wicker Park clips)
 2004 Wicker Park
 2002/II The Reckoning
 2002 Close Your Eyes (director of photography)
 2000 Gangster No. 1 (director of photography)
 1997 Donnie Brasco (director of photography)
 1996 Sgt. Bilko
 1995 Feast of July (director of photography)
 1994 Fatherland (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1994 Jimmy Hollywood (director of photography)
 1992 Double Jeopardy (TV Movie)
 1992 Straight Talk (director of photography)
 1989 Sing
 1987 Courtship
 1987 Good Morning, Vietnam (director of photography)
 1987 American Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1987 Tin Men (director of photography)
 1986 Adam's Apple (TV Movie)
 1986 The Equalizer (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Dead Drop (1986) ... (director of photography)
 1985 Talking Heads: Stay Up Late (Video short)
 1984 A Doctor's Story (TV Movie)
 1982 Diner
 1980 Nurse (TV Movie)
 1980 Barn Burning (TV Movie)
 1979 Samba of the Creation of the World (Documentary)
 1978 Rockers
 1978 Summer of My German Soldier (TV Movie)
 1978 NBC Special Treat (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1978 Woody Allen: An American Comedy (Documentary short)
 1977 Soldier's Home (TV Movie)
 1977 Short Eyes
 1975 The Jolly Corner (TV Movie)
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Trained to be a machinist in Prague before emigrating to New York. He worked for General Camera and later repaired cameras for ABC. See more »


Gritty, relentless kinetic camera work

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