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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
  • PG-13
  • 1h 47m
  • 2012
Fresh67%
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Ewan McGregor (Beginners) and Emily Blunt (The Adjustment Bureau) star alongside Oscar©-nominee Kristin Scott Thomas (I’ve Loved You So Long) and Amr Waked (Syriana) in this extraordinary, beguiling tale of fly-fishing and political spinning, of unexpected heroism and late-blooming love and of an attempt to prove the impossible, possible. Directed by Oscar©-nominee Lasse Hallström (Chocolat) and written by Oscar©-winner Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire), this feature film is based on Paul Torday’s acclaimed novel about a scientist who looks to fulfills a sheikh's dream of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to his homeland in Yemen. It is produced by Paul Webster (The Motorcycle Diaries) and executive produced by Jamie Laurenson, Stephen Garrett, Paula Jalfon, Zygi Kamasa and Guy Avshalom.
© 2011 Yemen Distributions Ltd., BBC and The British Film Institute. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

TOMATOMETER®
Fresh67%
Critics Consensus: Quirky and a little reserved, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is nonetheless a charming little romantic drama sold by some strong central performances.
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama, Comedy
  • Release Date:March 9, 2012
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
  • Screen Pass Eligible:No
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