Exclusive Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Photos
Posted 03.09.12 by reelz
Fly-fishing in the desert? That's the goal of a visionary sheik (Amr Waked) who believes his passion for the peaceful pastime of salmon fishing can enrich the lives of his people — and the premise of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. The comedy, which opens in limited release this weekend, was called "a distinct delight, brimming over with spirit and surprise" by Rolling Stone's Peter Travers. We've got an exclusive look at the movie's leading ladies, Emily Blunt and Kristin Scott Thomas.
Here's the movie's official synopsis.
Sheik Muhammed instructs his representative (Blunt) to turn the dream into reality, an extraordinary feat that will require the involvement of Britain's leading fisheries expert (Ewan McGregor) who happens to think the project both absurd and unachievable. That is, until the Prime Minister's overzealous press secretary (Scott Thomas) latches on to it as a "good will" story. Now, this unlikely team will put it all on the line and embark on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible, possible.