Grain Of Salt

Grain Of Salt
About This Site


Grain Of Salt

is the website of the Filmmaker

Pinto Almeida

here you may find some of his work as a

Director, Editor, Writer and Workshop Teacher

From Lisbon and Based in Berlin.

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R. Almeida
C/o: LIMINOID Productions
Großbeerenstraße 83
10963 Berlin

The Website of Filmmaker Reinaldo Pinto Almeida who is native in English, German and Portuguese and who also speaks French and Spanish.

Sushila by the Sea
Sushila is an elderly lady, who lives with her family at a beach in Mumbai and works as a cook for another family in a different neighbourhood. She's been working from the age of thirteen. We follow her and observe how she moves along the lines of her various worlds, and how she describes her reality. She explains that she seeks happiness for everyone, in spite of the hardships that she must face. Sushila by the Sea is a film, that explores the ambiguous nature of a life in Mumbai, without loosing track of its proportions.

Director: Reinaldo Pinto Almeida
Cinematographer: Johannes Greisle
Sound: Karl Gerhardt
Editor: Jörg Volkmar
Producer: Amit Chandihok
a Produktion by HFF-Potsdam RBB/ Arte
Comissioning Editor: Christian Von Behr

premiere: May 2015 Dok.Munich - Megaherz Nominee
Broadcast by Arte FR/DE in November 2020