About Neville d'Almeida
|Place of Birth||:||Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil|
|Also Known As||:||Neville de Almeida, Neville Duarte D'Almeida, Neville D'Almeida, Neville Duarte, Neville Duarte de D'Almeida|
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Neville Duarte de Almeida (born 1941), also known as Neville d'Almeida, is a Brazilian filmmaker, screenwriter, actor, photographer and multimedia artist, involved with contemporary art, installations, objects of art and performance. Born in Belo Horizonte into a Methodist family, he studied theater at the TU (Teatro Universitário de Minas Gerais), participated in the Centro de Estudos Cinematográficos (Center of Film Studies), and the Centro Mineiro Experimental when he started to work as an filmmaker. Some of his transgressive, avant-garde films were censored or banned by the Brazilian military dictatorship, after which he went on to directing films aimed to a more commercial approach. His 1978 film "Lady on the Bus", starring Sônia Braga, is the third highest-grossing Brazilian film of all time.