Reeds In The Wind

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15MD0120120326

Sisters Noemi, Ester and Ruth are the last remnants of a noble family in decline.

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

Efix is a loyal servant to the Pintor sisters Noemi, Ester and Ruth, the last remnants of a noble family in decline, dishonoured by a sister, Lia, who ran away and driven to poverty by the sudden and mysterious death of their father. Only Efix knows the truth. When he discovers that the sisters have received a telegram from Lia's son, the ghosts of the past emerge.

EFIX....John Lynch

ZUAN....Kane Tomlinson Weaver

LIA....Holliday Grainger

DON ZAME....Conrad Nelson

KALLINA....Kathryn Hunt

Directed by Nadia Molinari

Grazia Deledda wrote thirty-three novels and many books of short stories, almost all set in Sardinia. In 1926, ten years before her death, she became the second woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. She wrote Reeds in the Wind in 1913.

Deledda's characteristic love of the natural landscape and fascination with the folk culture of the island underpins the novel. A dreamlike quality envelops the story where past and present merge. It is a novel full of imagery, of smells, of colour, of light and shade. The religious festivals, the music and the growing love between Giacinto and Grixenda contrast with Efix's frightening visions of the past and the repressed and austere existence of the Pintor sisters in their dilapidated home- a prison of their own making that separates them from the flow of life.

15MD0120120326

Sisters Noemi, Ester and Ruth are the last remnants of a noble family in decline.

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

Efix is a loyal servant to the Pintor sisters Noemi, Ester and Ruth, the last remnants of a noble family in decline, dishonoured by a sister, Lia, who ran away and driven to poverty by the sudden and mysterious death of their father. Only Efix knows the truth. When he discovers that the sisters have received a telegram from Lia's son, the ghosts of the past emerge.

EFIX....John Lynch

ZUAN....Kane Tomlinson Weaver

LIA....Holliday Grainger

DON ZAME....Conrad Nelson

KALLINA....Kathryn Hunt

Directed by Nadia Molinari

Grazia Deledda wrote thirty-three novels and many books of short stories, almost all set in Sardinia. In 1926, ten years before her death, she became the second woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. She wrote Reeds in the Wind in 1913.

Deledda's characteristic love of the natural landscape and fascination with the folk culture of the island underpins the novel. A dreamlike quality envelops the story where past and present merge. It is a novel full of imagery, of smells, of colour, of light and shade. The religious festivals, the music and the growing love between Giacinto and Grixenda contrast with Efix's frightening visions of the past and the repressed and austere existence of the Pintor sisters in their dilapidated home- a prison of their own making that separates them from the flow of life.

15MD0220120327

A telegram announcing the imminent arrival of Lia's son, Giacinto, causes turmoil.

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

The Pintor sisters Noemi, Ester and Ruth are the last remnants of a noble family in decline. For twenty five years they have lived with the dishonour of a sister, Lia, who ran away and the poverty brought about by the sudden and mysterious death of their father. Now a telegram announcing the imminent arrival of Lia's son, their nephew Giacinto, causes turmoil.

EFIX....John Lynch

NOEMI....Charlotte Emmerson

ESTER....Deborah McAndrew

RUTH/KALLINA....Kathryn Hunt

LIA....Holliday Grainger

Directed by Nadia Molinari

15MD0220120327

A telegram announcing the imminent arrival of Lia's son, Giacinto, causes turmoil.

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

The Pintor sisters Noemi, Ester and Ruth are the last remnants of a noble family in decline. For twenty five years they have lived with the dishonour of a sister, Lia, who ran away and the poverty brought about by the sudden and mysterious death of their father. Now a telegram announcing the imminent arrival of Lia's son, their nephew Giacinto, causes turmoil.

EFIX....John Lynch

NOEMI....Charlotte Emmerson

ESTER....Deborah McAndrew

RUTH/KALLINA....Kathryn Hunt

LIA....Holliday Grainger

Directed by Nadia Molinari

15MD0320120328

The village festival is under way, when Giacinto unexpectedly arrives.

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

The village festival, the Feast of Our Lady of Rimedio is underway when Giacinto unexpectedly arrives. Noemi finds herself overwhelmed by Giacinto's arrival and calls for Efix to take him to the festival.

EFIX....John Lynch

NOEMI....Charlotte Emmerson

GIACINTO....Matthew McNulty

ESTER....Deborah McAndrew

KALLINA....Kathryn Hunt

GRIXENDA....Holliday Grainger

Directed by Nadia Molinari.

15MD0320120328

The village festival is under way, when Giacinto unexpectedly arrives.

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

The village festival, the Feast of Our Lady of Rimedio is underway when Giacinto unexpectedly arrives. Noemi finds herself overwhelmed by Giacinto's arrival and calls for Efix to take him to the festival.

EFIX....John Lynch

NOEMI....Charlotte Emmerson

GIACINTO....Matthew McNulty

ESTER....Deborah McAndrew

KALLINA....Kathryn Hunt

GRIXENDA....Holliday Grainger

Directed by Nadia Molinari.

15MD0420120329

Giacinto and Grixenda's love blossoms at the Festival of Our Lady of Rimedio.

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

Giacinto and Grixenda's love blossoms at the Festival of Our Lady of Rimedio but Ester confides in Efix her growing concern for Giacinto's behaviour which leads to a confrontation and a shocking confession.

EFIX....John Lynch

GIACINTO....Matthew McNulty

GRIXENDA....Holliday Grainger

PREDU....Conrad Nelson

ESTER....Deborah McAndrew

KALLINA....Kathryn Hunt

Directed by Nadia Molinari

15MD0420120329

Giacinto and Grixenda's love blossoms at the Festival of Our Lady of Rimedio.

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

Giacinto and Grixenda's love blossoms at the Festival of Our Lady of Rimedio but Ester confides in Efix her growing concern for Giacinto's behaviour which leads to a confrontation and a shocking confession.

EFIX....John Lynch

GIACINTO....Matthew McNulty

GRIXENDA....Holliday Grainger

PREDU....Conrad Nelson

ESTER....Deborah McAndrew

KALLINA....Kathryn Hunt

Directed by Nadia Molinari

15MD0520120330

Giacinto's behaviour is causing trouble for the Pintor sisters.

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

Giacinto's behaviour is causing trouble for the Pintor sisters. Noemi disapproves of his relationship with Grixenda and there are rumours that Giacinto is gambling. Will Efix's attempts to put things right work?

EFIX....John Lynch

NOEMI....Charlotte Emmerson

ESTER....Deborah McAndrew

RUTH/KALLINA....Kathryn Hunt

GIACINTO....Matthew McNulty

PREDU....Conrad Nelson

Directed by Nadia Molinari

15MD0520120330

Giacinto's behaviour is causing trouble for the Pintor sisters.

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

Giacinto's behaviour is causing trouble for the Pintor sisters. Noemi disapproves of his relationship with Grixenda and there are rumours that Giacinto is gambling. Will Efix's attempts to put things right work?

EFIX....John Lynch

NOEMI....Charlotte Emmerson

ESTER....Deborah McAndrew

RUTH/KALLINA....Kathryn Hunt

GIACINTO....Matthew McNulty

PREDU....Conrad Nelson

Directed by Nadia Molinari

15MD0620120402

Efix urges Giacinto to put things right, following the discovery that he forged signatures

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

Efix urges Giacinto to put things right following the discovery that he has forged signatures to get credit from Kallina the usurer to pay his gambling debts. Will Giacinto manage to pay everything back in time?

EFIX....John Lynch

NOEMI....Charlotte Emmerson

ESTER....Deborah McAndrew

RUTH/KALLINA....Kathryn Hunt

GRIXENDA....Holliday Grainger

GIACINTO....Matthew McNulty

PREDU....Conrad Nelson

Directed by Nadia Molinari

15MD0620120402

Efix urges Giacinto to put things right, following the discovery that he forged signatures

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

Efix urges Giacinto to put things right following the discovery that he has forged signatures to get credit from Kallina the usurer to pay his gambling debts. Will Giacinto manage to pay everything back in time?

EFIX....John Lynch

NOEMI....Charlotte Emmerson

ESTER....Deborah McAndrew

RUTH/KALLINA....Kathryn Hunt

GRIXENDA....Holliday Grainger

GIACINTO....Matthew McNulty

PREDU....Conrad Nelson

Directed by Nadia Molinari

15MD0720120403

Giacinto runs away following Ruth's sudden death, leaving Grixenda distraught.

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

Giacinto runs away following Ruth's sudden death leaving Grixenda distraught and Ester and Noemi financially ruined. Efix goes to Don Predu for help.

EFIX....John Lynch

NOEMI....Charlotte Emmerson

GRIXENDA....Holliday Grainger

PREDU....Conrad Nelson

Directed by Nadia Molinari

15MD0720120403

Giacinto runs away following Ruth's sudden death, leaving Grixenda distraught.

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

Giacinto runs away following Ruth's sudden death leaving Grixenda distraught and Ester and Noemi financially ruined. Efix goes to Don Predu for help.

EFIX....John Lynch

NOEMI....Charlotte Emmerson

GRIXENDA....Holliday Grainger

PREDU....Conrad Nelson

Directed by Nadia Molinari

15MD0820120404

Don Predu comes to the rescue. But will Noemi accept his offer of marriage?

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

Following Giacinto's departure and the Pintor sisters' financial ruin, Don Predu comes to the rescue. But will Efix persuade Noemi to accept Predu's offer of marriage?

EFIX....John Lynch

NOEMI....Charlotte Emmerson

KALLINA....Kathryn Hunt

GIACINTO....Matthew McNulty

Directed by Nadia Molinari.

15MD0820120404

Don Predu comes to the rescue. But will Noemi accept his offer of marriage?

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

Following Giacinto's departure and the Pintor sisters' financial ruin, Don Predu comes to the rescue. But will Efix persuade Noemi to accept Predu's offer of marriage?

EFIX....John Lynch

NOEMI....Charlotte Emmerson

KALLINA....Kathryn Hunt

GIACINTO....Matthew McNulty

Directed by Nadia Molinari.

15MD0920120405

Following Giacinto's accusation of murder, Efix is haunted by memories of the past.

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

Following Giacinto's accusation of murder Efix is haunted by memories of the past. Believing he is to blame for the downfall of the Pintor sisters he is compelled to leave- but where will he go?

EFIX....John Lynch

GIACINTO....Matthew McNulty

PREDU....Conrad Nelson

Directed by Nadia Molinari.

15MD0920120405

Following Giacinto's accusation of murder, Efix is haunted by memories of the past.

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

Following Giacinto's accusation of murder Efix is haunted by memories of the past. Believing he is to blame for the downfall of the Pintor sisters he is compelled to leave- but where will he go?

EFIX....John Lynch

GIACINTO....Matthew McNulty

PREDU....Conrad Nelson

Directed by Nadia Molinari.

15MD10 LAST20120406

With Noemi now free to marry Predu, will Efix finally be at peace with his conscience?

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

Hearing that Giacinto will marry Grixenda, leaving Noemi free to marry Predu, Efix returns to the village. Will Efix finally be at peace with his conscience?

EFIX....John Lynch

NOEMI....Charlotte Emmerson

ESTER....Deborah McAndrew

GIACINTO....Matthew McNulty

PREDU....Conrad Nelson

Directed by Nadia Molinari

15MD10 LAST20120406

With Noemi now free to marry Predu, will Efix finally be at peace with his conscience?

Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in the rugged landscape of 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths from a translation by Martha King.

Hearing that Giacinto will marry Grixenda, leaving Noemi free to marry Predu, Efix returns to the village. Will Efix finally be at peace with his conscience?

EFIX....John Lynch

NOEMI....Charlotte Emmerson

ESTER....Deborah McAndrew

GIACINTO....Matthew McNulty

PREDU....Conrad Nelson

Directed by Nadia Molinari

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Nobel Laureate Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths.

Grazia Deledda's story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in 1900's Sardinia.

OMNI012012033120120401

Nobel Laureate Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths.

Grazia Deledda's story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in 1900's Sardinia.

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Grazia Deledda's story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in 1900's Sardinia.

Nobel Laureate Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths.

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Grazia Deledda's story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in 1900's Sardinia.

Nobel Laureate Grazia Deledda's powerful story of love, poverty, honour and retribution set in 1900's Sardinia. Dramatised by Linda Marshall Griffiths.